The Afro-Punk festival returns to Brookyn with Cee Lo, Das Racist, Janelle Monae, Santigold and more. This year Harley-Davidson is hosting a custom bike show and doing a calendar shoot; there will be food trucks, street art and BMX / skate competitions. And it’s all free!
From Big Boi’s amazing 2010 release, Sir Luscious Leftfoot: The Son of Chico Dusty. Here he’s partnered up with buddy Janelle Monae for a slow jam.
This week’s new albums include discs from LCD Soundsystem, Exodus, the Black Keys, Janelle Monae, and Nas. Read our quick cuts.
Feast your eyes on “Tightrope,” the debut video from Janelle Monae’s eagerly anticipated upcoming album The ArchAndroid.