Not only was the festival there to celebrate the versatile artists it was a space to promote individuality through arts and culture. Festival goers wore glamorous head pieces, colorful prints and had eclectic style. Vendors gathered from all over the country selling decorative jewelry and art as well as clothing and all natural body products.
Signs were displayed throughout the festival stating “no racism”, “no homophobia” and “no ageism”. The festival was a microcosm of our world in felicity where individuals of different races, nationalities, and genders were free to express themselves and be respected in that space.
Afropunk ended with a smash performance from legendary Hip Hop artist Ice Cube who was formerly a member of NWA and became a solo artist as well as a famed Hollywood writer, actor and filmmaker.