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March 21, 2020 31 min

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 have been 32
  • Ronald Savage, Alleges he was abused by Bambaataa at the age of 15, Bambaataa would have been 27
  • Troi “Star” Torrain, Broadcast Journalist
  • Number 5, Alleges he was sexually abused by Bambaataa around the age of 15, Bambaataa would have been 26
  • Number 4, Alleges he was sexually abused by Bambaataa at 13, Bambaataa would have been 20
  • EJay, Alleges he was sexually abused by Bambaataa beginning at the age of nine, Bambaataa would have been 23
  • Professor Marci Hamilton, Founder of CHILD USAdvocacy
  • Jules “Half Pint” Jackson, Bronx River Housing
  • Lord Cashus D, Fifth Universal of the Zulu Nation

  • Song Clips

  • James Brown & Afrika Bambaataa
  • A Tribe Called Quest
  • Brand Nubian
  • LL Cool J
  • The Roots
  • Ghostface Killah
  • Tee Grizzly featuring Chance the Rapper

  • Party Clips

  • Zulu Nation Anniversary in 1981
  • DJ Chuck Chillout from the Music Box
  • Billy “Amid” Henderson, Bambaataa’s longtime roommate
  • DJ Jazzy Jay
  • DJ Red Alert

  • Associate Producer for Some of the Interviews

    Lance Shabazz


    Host

    Leila Wills



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