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Tunes, Food Collide This Weekend At Annual AfroPunk Festival

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Thousands are expected to gather in Brooklyn this weekend for the 10th annual AfroPunk Festival.

Commodore Barry Park in Fort Green will be home to the free outdoor concert.

It celebrates the most innovative and often unexpected forms of urban music.

Music lovers can expect performances by Public Enemy's Chuck D, The Roots' Quest Love and Jada Pinkett Smith's metal band Wicked Wisdom.

Organizers say there are also more than two dozen food trucks for hungry music fans and other attractions like a custom motorcycle show and an artisans market.

"We're really looking forward to a fun weekend for those who know Brooklyn, center of the universe, we bring action, music, sport, art, food, and great culture to Brooklyn," said Festival Organizer Matthew Morgan.

"If you're hungry you're in great shape and it's the biggest food truck rally in New York," said Festival Co-Producer Jocelyn Cooper.

"Even though this was originally celebrating a very specific community, it's just so large and diverse and like welcoming. It's free, it's a free show where you get to see alternative music from all different types of genres, yeah, it's awesome," said Hip-Hop Artist Le1f.

The gates open at noon but promoters are urging festival goers to get there early to avoid being turned away.

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