Afrika Bambaataa & The Soulsonic Force

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Albums:

Planet Rock - The Album

Planet Rock/Planet Rock (Instrumental)

Lost Generation

Planet Rock Remixes, Vol.2

Planet Rock Remixes, Vol.1
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Biography:
Born: 1960/04/19
Birth Place: The Bronx, New York, U.S.
Years Active: 1972–present
Genres: Hip Hop, Electro, Funk

Afrika Bambaataa (born April 19, 1960) is an American DJ from the South Bronx, New York who was instrumental in the early development of hip hop throughout the 1980s. Afrika Bambaataa is one of the three 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 hip hop culture throughout the world. On September 27, 2007, he was nominated for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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