Trapped In A Culture - Leila Wills

Trapped In A Culture - Leila Wills

The foundation of hip hop is shattered when icon Afrika Bambaataa and his Universal Zulu Nation are accused of child sexual abuse and statutory rape by several men.

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September 28, 2020 29 min

Episode 7

The Grandmaster

Former International Spokesman TC Izlam has a very public falling out with Afrika Bambaataa and other members of the Zulu Nation. It is the last interview before he is murdered in Atlanta, three weeks after this interview. No one from the Zulu Nation is implicated in the crime.

Voices in Order of Appearance

TC Izlam, Former International Spokesman of the Universal Zulu Nation

Troi “Star” Torrain, Broadcast Jour...

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Afrika Bambaataa is accused of transporting minors across state lines for sexual purposes. Bambaataa and the Zulu Nation enjoy honors from other artists while child sexual abuse and statutory rape allegations inspire activism.

Voices in Order of Appearance

  • Rommell Washington, Psychotherapist from the New York Crime Victim Treatment Center
  • Hassan Campbell, Alleges he was abused by Bambaataa beginning at 12 years old, Bambaataa would ha...
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    March 4, 2020 29 min

    Afrika Bambaataa infuses the Zulu Nation with the teachings of cult leader and convicted child rapist Malachi York. Other men in the Zulu Nation are accused of participating in pedophilia and statutory rape.

    Voices in Order of Appearance

  • Malachi York, Leader of the Nuwabians
  • Brother Malik, Former Spokesman of the Zulu Nation
  • Arthur Muhammad, Minister in the Nation of Islam
  • Ali Muhammad, Human Rights Activist
  • Grandmaster TC Izlam, Former ...
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    February 26, 2020 18 min

    The foundation of the Zulu Nation changes when Afrika Bambaataa becomes a student of cult leader and convicted child rapist Malachi York. Bambaataa morphs into the Amen Ra (God) of Hip Hop Culture.

    Voices in Order of Appearance

  • Ali Muhammad, Human Rights Activist
  • Malachi York, Leader of the Nuwabians
  • Chuck Morgan, nuwapianism dot com
  • Lord Shariyf, Former Bodyguard to Afrika Bambaataa
  • Afrika Bambaataa, Former Leader of the Zulu Nation
  • TC I...
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    February 17, 2020 15 min

    Afrika Bambaataa and the Zulu Nation inspire the next generation of hip hop artists. Bambaataa borrows from the 5% Nation and forges connections with Khallid Muhammad of the Nation of Islam and Malachi York, leader of the Nuwabians.

    *The 5% Nation is the Nation of Gods and Earths.

    Voices in Order of Appearance

  • Daddy O, Stetsasonic
  • Lord Jamar, Brand Nubian
  • Chuck D, Public Enemy
  • Dave Wedge, Journalist
  • Troi “Star” Torrain, Broadcast Journali...
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    February 10, 2020 15 min

    Hip-Hop explodes into the mainstream. The Zulu Nation’s Afrika Bambaataa and the Soul Sonic Force drop the hit record Planet Rock. Bambaataa also spends time with underage boys.

    Voices in Order of Appearance:

  • Kool DJ Dee, President of the First Division, First Chapter of the Black Spades
  • Tyrone the Mixologist
  • Chuck D, Public Enemy
  • Daddy O, Stetsasonic
  • Lord Jamar, Brand Nubian
  • Afrika Islam, Zulu Kings
  • Michael O’Keeffe, Journalist
  • Troi “Star”...
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    January 31, 2020 15 min

    A look at the socioeconomic conditions when Afrika Bambaataa becomes a Black Spade and then a DJ. He meets three boys in 1977, 1979, and 1980.  They would later accuse him of sexual abuse.

    Voices in Order of Appearance:

  • Chuck D, Public Enemy
  • Daddy O, Stetsasonic
  • Lord Jamar, Brand Nubian
  • President Richard Nixon
  • Aton Edwards, International Preparedness Network
  • Kool DJ Dee, President of the First Division, First Chapter of the Black Spades
  • Ty...
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    The foundation of hip hop is shattered when pioneer Afrika Bambaataa and his Universal Zulu Nation are accused of child sexual abuse and statutory rape by several men.

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