8 Songs to Listen to Before Afropunk Comes to Atlanta

AFROPUNK Fest, America's best Black alternative music and arts festival, is coming to Atlanta, and it's a big deal. The two-day festival is an Black alternative music virtuoso's utopia. The famed Brooklyn-rooted festival will make its 'Dirty South' debut on Saturday, Oct 3rd in Atlanta's Central Park.

D'Angelo and the Vanguard, Tyler the Creator, and Public Enemy are set to perform during the weekend festival. Luckily, for those who aren't well-versed in urban alternative music, here's a playlist to get you ready for Afropunk's Atlanta debut.

1. "Blush" by Rahbi

2. "A Message" by Kelela

3. "Radio" by Santigold

4. "Really Love" by D'Angelo and The Vangaurd

5. "Excuse" by Big Freedia

6. "Feeling Special" by Mykki Blanco

7. "Dip" by Danny Brown

8. "Faded" by Lizzo