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10 Black Punk Bands You Need To Listen To
Punk's not dead, and these 10 black punk bands from South Africa, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Mozambique and more show it.

“Black punks stand out like a sore throat and their presence can be questioned. In reality, they’ve been present from punk’s heyday with artists like Bad Brains, National Wake and Poly Styrene making history.

Black punks, if anything, are some of the last vanguards of a punk movement that’s been co-opted by the mainstream. They fight two battles: to create their own space inside their punk communities, as well as inside black culture.

Black punks have to reconcile these cultures, and are thus more authentic, rebellious, bold and not afraid to be involved politically.

Punk’s not dead, and these 10 black punk bands show it.”