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Afrika Bambaataa

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Age: 65, born 19 April 1957

Country of origin: United States


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Description: Afrika Bambaataa (born April 19, 1957), is a DJ and community leader from the South Bronx, who was instrumental in the early development of Hip Hop throughout the 1970s. Afrika Bambaataa is one of the three main originators of break-beat deejaying, and is respectfully known as the "Grandfather" and "Godfather" and The Amen Ra of Universal Hip Hop Culture as well as The Father of The Electro Funk Sound. Through his co-opting of the street gang the Black Spades into the music and culture-oriented Universal Zulu Nation, he is responsible for spreading rap and hip-hop culture throughout the world . Like many of t ... (more)
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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (420 music items)

"TIMES NOMINATEDโ–บ 1 โ—„2008AFRIKA BAMBAATAAโ— HIP HOP โ— ELECTRO HOUSE โ— ELECTRONIC โ—โ— BREAKBEAT โ— ELECTRO-FUNK โ—KEY SONGSPlanet Rock (1982) - with 'Soulsonic Force'- selected for 'The 660 Songs That Shaped Rock and Roll'- ranked #395 on Rolling Stone's '500 Greatest Songs'- certified Gold by the RIAA"


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