In 2017, Johannesburg took a spot alongside New York, London, Paris, and Atlanta as one of the cities hosting Afropunk, a cult alternative music festival which has been described as “the most multicultural festival in the USA.”The first Afropunk Festival took place at the South African heritage landmark Constitution Hill on the 30 and 31 of December 2017.
With a world-class line-up of the biggest names in black alternative music, Afropunk Joburg 2017 was one of the most exciting music events hosted in Johannesburg in recent years. International headline acts included Anderson Paak and Laura Mvula, while representing South Africa were some of the biggest names in the local alternative music scene such as The Brother Moves On, Spoek Mathambo, Nakhane, Thandiswa Mazwai, Black Motion, and Urban Village.
Duma Collective provided the event with Talent Hospitality services, and dressing room management, rider procurement, and artist list. The team was entrusted with ensuring the comfort and satisfaction of artists and talent during the two-day event.