Scenes From Afro-Punk Festival 2012

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(The Root) — The eighth annual Afro-Punk Festival — headlined by Erykah Badu, Janelle Monáe and Gym Class Heroes — went off without a hitch this weekend.

The two-day event featured musical performances from acts such as Das Racist, Toro y Moi and TV on the Radio on two different stages; artists painting live on enormous wall canvases; a street skate competition; food trucks; and a thrift market. It brought a refreshingly diverse set of alternative- and indie-culture lovers together at Commodore Barry Park in the Fort Greene section of Brooklyn, N.Y.


If you couldn't attend, here's some of what you missed.

Video produced by Stacy-Ann Ellis, The Root's editorial intern.  

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