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Kaytranada, The Internet, Public Enemy, Flying Lotus & More Are Headlining Afropunk Joburg

The full lineup for Afropunk Johannesburg is out.

The lineup for this year's Afropunk Johannesburg will make you jump for joy. Public Enemy, Kaytranada, Flying Lotus, The Internet, Thundercat, are all headed to Joburg this December.

They will be in the great company of South African artists such as BCUC, YoungstaCPT, FAKA, Moonchild Sanelly, Thandiswa Mazwai, among others.

You can view the lineup below, and buy tickets for the 2-day festival here.



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