About 10,000 people were expected to attend the two-day festival in Atlanta's Central Park.
Afropunk Fest is a Brooklyn mainstay that would have celebrated its first year in Atlanta
with a solid lineup of R&B and hip-hop acts including D'Angelo and the Vanguard, Flying Lotus, Santigold, Tyler, The Creator, Death Grips and Public Enemy.
Festival found Matthew Morgan also said in the statement, "Safety is always the #1 concern for any of our festivals, nothing is more important. Over the course of the past 10 years of Afropunk's existence, there has never been a serious injury on site and we plan to keep it that way with this tough decision to cancel the fest. We're looking forward to Afropunk Atlanta 2016."
Perhaps organizers took a look
at the fallout from TomorrowWorld last weekend
and decided to cut their losses early.
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