Afrika Bambaataa Biography

Kevin Donovan (born April 17, 1957), better known by the stage name Afrika Bambaataa, is an American DJ from the South Bronx, New York. He is notable for releasing a series of genre-defining electro tracks in the 1980s that influenced the development of hip hop culture. Afrika Bambaataa is one of the originators of breakbeat DJing and is respectfully known as "The Godfather" and "Amen Ra of Hip Hop Kulture," as well as the father of electro funk. Through his co-opting of the street gang the Black Spades into the music and culture-oriented Universal Zulu Nation, he has helped spread Hip Hop Culture throughout the world.

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Afrika Bambaataa plans hip hop museum in New York

The musical pioneer wants to open the National Museum of Hip Hop in the Bronx

  • Aug 23, 2012

AFRIKA SHOX!

He's not going to use his most familiar name though...

  • Oct 18, 2001

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1998 DMC US Finals Play Video

1998 DMC US Finals

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Cha la la Play Video

Cha la la

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Ooh Mamachaka Play Video

Ooh Mamachaka

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Afrika Play Video

Afrika

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Afrika Play Video

Afrika

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Afrika Bambaataa Reviews

Tommy Boy DJ Tour @ Scratch : London King's Cross Scala

Tommy Boy DJ Tour @ Scratch : London King's Cross Scala

Afrika Bambaataa, Dan The Automator and De La Soul's Maseo celebrate 20 years of Tommy Boy...

  • Jul 9, 2001

Afrika Bambaataa: Madison, Wisconsin Luther's Blues

Afrika Bambaataa brings the perfect beat to Wisconsin...

  • Apr 23, 2001

Afrika Bambaataa : Looking For The Perfect Beat

Essential collection from one of hip-hop's pioneers...

  • Mar 30, 2001

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