AFRIKA BAMBAATAA

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Visionary DJ who helped define hip-hop in the late-1970s, scored classic hit with 1982's oft-sampled "Planet Rock."

A seminal Bronx DJ during the 1970s, Afrika Bambaataa ascended to godfather status with "Planet Rock," the 1982 hip-hop classic that blended the beats of hip-hop with techno-pop futurism inspired by German pioneers Kraftwerk. Even before he began recording in 1980, Bambaataa was hip-hop's foremost DJ, an organizer and promoter of the large block parties during the mid- to late '70s that presaged the rise of rap. After the success of "Planet Rock," he recorded electro-oriented rap only sparingly, concentrating instead on fusion -- exemplified by his singles with ex-Sex Pistol John Lydon and fellow godfather James Brown. Bambaataa had moved to the background by the late '80s (as far as hip-hop was concerned), but the rise of his Zulu Nation collective -- including De La Soul, Queen Latifah, A Tribe Called Quest, and
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AFRIKA BAMBAATAA Afrika Bambaataa & Soulsonic Force ‎: Planet Rock - The Album album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Afrika Bambaataa & Soulsonic Force ‎: Planet Rock - The Album
Jazz Related Electronica/Hip-Hop 1986
AFRIKA BAMBAATAA Afrika Bambaataa And Family : Beware (The Funk Is Everywhere) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Afrika Bambaataa And Family : Beware (The Funk Is Everywhere)
Jazz Related Electronica/Hip-Hop 1986
AFRIKA BAMBAATAA Afrika Bambaataa And Family : The Light album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Afrika Bambaataa And Family : The Light
Jazz Related Electronica/Hip-Hop 1988
AFRIKA BAMBAATAA Afrika Bambaataa And Family : The Decade Of Darkness 1990-2000 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Afrika Bambaataa And Family : The Decade Of Darkness 1990-2000
Jazz Related Electronica/Hip-Hop 1991
AFRIKA BAMBAATAA Afrika Bambaataa Presents Time Zone ‎: Thy Will 0.00 | 0 ratings
Afrika Bambaataa Presents Time Zone ‎: Thy Will "B" Funk
Jazz Related Electronica/Hip-Hop 1992
AFRIKA BAMBAATAA Afrika Bambaataa Presents Time Zone ‎: Warlocks And Witches, Computer Chips, Microchips And You album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Afrika Bambaataa Presents Time Zone ‎: Warlocks And Witches, Computer Chips, Microchips And You
Jazz Related Electronica/Hip-Hop 1996
AFRIKA BAMBAATAA Afrika Bambaataa & The SoulSonic Force : Lost Generation album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Afrika Bambaataa & The SoulSonic Force : Lost Generation
Jazz Related Electronica/Hip-Hop 1996
AFRIKA BAMBAATAA Planet Rock . The Dance Album (aka The Planet Rock Album) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Planet Rock . The Dance Album (aka The Planet Rock Album)
Jazz Related Electronica/Hip-Hop 1999
AFRIKA BAMBAATAA Electro Funk Mix-Down (Volume One) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Electro Funk Mix-Down (Volume One)
Jazz Related Electronica/Hip-Hop 2001
AFRIKA BAMBAATAA Dark Matter Moving At The Speed Of Light album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Dark Matter Moving At The Speed Of Light
Jazz Related Electronica/Hip-Hop 2004
AFRIKA BAMBAATAA Afrika Bambaataa & Timezone  ‎: Everyday People - The Breakbeat Party Album album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Afrika Bambaataa & Timezone ‎: Everyday People - The Breakbeat Party Album
Jazz Related Electronica/Hip-Hop 2004
AFRIKA BAMBAATAA D.J. Afrika Bambaataa : Zulu Rainin' Hell album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
D.J. Afrika Bambaataa : Zulu Rainin' Hell
Jazz Related Electronica/Hip-Hop 2014

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AFRIKA BAMBAATAA Afrika Bambaataa & The Universal Zulu Nation In Conjunction With Music Of Life Presents: Hip Hop Funk Dance Classics Volume 2 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Afrika Bambaataa & The Universal Zulu Nation In Conjunction With Music Of Life Presents: Hip Hop Funk Dance Classics Volume 2
Jazz Related Electronica/Hip-Hop 1991
AFRIKA BAMBAATAA Afrika Bambaataa & The Universal Zulu Nation : Hip Hop, Funk & Dance Classics Volume 3 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Afrika Bambaataa & The Universal Zulu Nation : Hip Hop, Funk & Dance Classics Volume 3
Jazz Related Electronica/Hip-Hop 1993

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AFRIKA BAMBAATAA Zulu Groove album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Zulu Groove
Jazz Related Electronica/Hip-Hop 1994

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