Update 8/24/2012: We've got two pairs of VIP Afro-Punk tickets to give away. Enter to win by leaving your full name, real email address and favorite video by an Afro-Punk artist in the comments.
Afro-Punk returns to Brooklyn this year with an incredible lineup, including TV on the Radio, Erykah Badu, Alice Smith, Venus X, Toro y Moi, Das Racist and Flatbush Zombies. The 8th edition of the outdoor festival, which features food trucks, a thrift market and custom bike competition as well as music, will take place August 25-26th in Fort Greene's Commodore Barry Park. As ever, the event is totally free, but check back here this week for a chance to win VIP tickets. Until then, see a full lineup of scheduled bands here and get familiar with this year's Afro-Punk performers below.