A glimmering Daft Punk, Pharrell, and Nile Rodgers take the stage in a glowing brilliant blue for the “Lose Yourself to Dance” video. Surrounded by a trapezoidal crowd formation of retro-styled music lovers, the Soul Train feel is cracking indeed.
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This weekend was buzzing all this weekend with exclamatory remarks and photographs of the awesomeness that was the 2012 Afropunk Festival in Brooklyn. We’ve got clips from a couple of the most anticipated and dynamic performances from the weekend. Above, is an energy filled medley by the indomitable Erykah Badu, which includes a special guest appearance from Yasiin Bey (Mos Def). And below is the dynamic miss Janelle Monae breathing life into all with her live performance of “Sincerely Jane.” Oh, and it starts off with a nice little introduction from Pharrell, accented by a crowd of females screaming maniacally.
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