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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
  • Tyrone the Mixologist
  • Lord Shariyf, Bodyguard to Afrika Bambaataa
  • Number 4, met Bambaataa around 1977
  • Ronald Savage, met Bambaataa around 1979
  • EJay, met Bambaataa around 1980

  • Host:

  • Leila Wills
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