Afrika Bambaataa

Afrika Bambaataa

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Top Songs

1
Looking for the Perfect Beat [Original 12" Version]
2
Planet Rock
3
Indian Planet Rock
4
Bambaataa's Theme (Assault on Precinct 13)
5
Tommy Boy Megamix [Remastered 12" Brooklyn Mix]

Albums

  • Just Get Up and Dance

    Feb 2020 • 3 songs

  • Rio Funk

    Oct 2018 • 1 song

  • Do Them Old Dances (Jungle Vocals Beat MIX )

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  • Afrika Bambaataa
  • Biography

    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 J...
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