Posts Tagged ‘Afrika Bambaataa’

05 May. 2009

Afrika Bambaataa Joins Wireless Festival Lineup


Tweet Its been revealed that Hip Hop pioneer Afrika Bambaataa has been added to the bill for the Wireless Festival in July. The legend will take the stage on Saturday 4th July along with Dizzee Rascal and Basement Jaxx. Further additions have been made to the Sunday 5th July line-up with Kelly Rowland and Alesha Dixon […]

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03 Mar. 2008

Afrika Bambaataa’s New Show


Tweet Hip-Hop Legend Afrika Bambaataa will be able to take hip-hop fans on a journey with his new XM Satellite radio show Zulu Beatz. Bambaataa who founded the Universal Zulu Nation will be joined on his show by The Cutman LG (producer for Postive K), Mickey Bentson (Managed Ice-T and Melle Mel). Bambaataa said “Zulu […]

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03 Mar. 2008

‘Back In The Day’ – Afrika Bambaataa – Planet Rock (Video)


Tweet In the second part of our ‘Back In The Day’ series, we go all the way back to 1982 with Afrika Bambaataa’s ‘Planet Rock’.  This song is considered extremely influencial to the hip-hop genre. It was the first hip-hop record to use a drum machine and it’s influence can be heard in hip-hop styles like G-Funk. It […]

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