Teyana Taylor Replaces Jazmine Sullivan as AFROPUNK BROOKLYN 2023 Headliner


AFROPUNK BROOKLYN 2023 has just dropped a major announcement, and it's one that fans won't want to miss. The acclaimed festival is thrilled to reveal that the incredibly talented Teyana Taylor will be headlining the Sunday night lineup. With a career spanning over a decade as a singer, actress, dancer, and choreographer, Teyana Taylor is set to bring her unique magic to the AFROPUNK stage for the very first time.

Teyana Taylor's addition to the lineup comes as she replaces Jazmine Sullivan, and she's in great company alongside co-headliner Flying Lotus, along with a diverse array of artists like Joey Bada$$, Vince Staples, Toby Nwigwe, Baby Tate, Sudan Archives, and more. The highly anticipated AFROPUNK BROOKLYN 2023 is scheduled to take place on August 26th-27th at a brand-new venue, the Greenpoint Terminal Market.

A Change in Lineup and a Message from Jazmine Sullivan

Jazmine Sullivan, originally scheduled to perform, took to her social media to share a heartfelt message with her fans. She expressed her excitement to share the stage but also revealed that she won't be able to perform this year due to personal reasons. Jazmine emphasized the importance of acknowledging grief and emotions, and she wholeheartedly passed the baton to Teyana Taylor, recognizing her as an incredible talent who will undoubtedly bring her own magic to the AFROPUNK stage.

AFROPUNK BROOKLYN 2023's Fresh Location

AFROPUNK BROOKLYN 2023 continues its rich tradition in the borough it calls home. This year, the festival is set to take place at the Greenpoint Terminal Market, offering breathtaking views of the East River and the iconic Manhattan skyline. This picturesque location will host a lineup of performances, the Spinthrift Market, and AFROPUNK's Bites 'n Beats activations. The festival organizers plan to enhance the space by adding lawns, trees, and shade structures, creating a serene environment for attendees to enjoy.


This year's event introduces a new theme: CIRCUS OF SOUL. The festival promises to transform the venue into a captivating carnivalesque exhibition that celebrates all facets of Black creativity. Set against a backdrop of music that resonates with the heart of the Black experience, AFROPUNK BROOKLYN 2023 will showcase artistry, local vendors, and activations that embody the essence of the theme.

A Diverse Lineup for Two Unforgettable Days

AFROPUNK BROOKLYN 2023's lineup promises an unforgettable two-day experience. The schedule is jam-packed with incredible performances across two stages, featuring artists that span various genres. From the Big Top Stage hosting headliners like Teyana Taylor and Flying Lotus, to the 3 Ring Stage offering a platform for emerging talents, attendees can expect a diverse and electrifying lineup.

Celebrating Culture, Community, and Authenticity

AFROPUNK is more than just a music festival; it's a celebration of life, culture, and community within the Black alternative scene. Known for fostering a safe space where attendees can embrace their authentic selves, AFROPUNK BROOKLYN 2023 continues this tradition. The festival is a reflection of the creative and vibrant individuals who come together to celebrate their uniqueness.

With AFROPUNK BROOKLYN 2023 right around the corner, the anticipation is palpable. As the festival continues to announce more details, it solidifies its position as a cultural cornerstone in New York City and beyond. To secure your spot at this year's event and stay updated on all things AFROPUNK, join the text community, sign up for the newsletter, and visit afropunk.com.

Stay connected and be part of the AFROPUNK experience by texting "AFROPUNK" to (718) 550-6268 for festival updates and exclusive announcements.

Get Your Tickets Now

For those eager to be part of this unforgettable celebration, tickets for both the two-day event and single-day passes are available for purchase. Don't miss the chance to be a part of AFROPUNK BROOKLYN 2023's captivating atmosphere and experience the magic firsthand.

To purchase your tickets and join the movement, visit the official AFROPUNK website: https://wl.seetickets.us/Afropunk

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