Posts tagged "Afrika Bambaataa"
DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist to Tour Afrika Bambaataa’s Record Collection
New York DJ Afrika Bambaataa changed the music landscape forever with his omnivorous approach to dance music, spawning, in part, the last three decade…
June 16, 2014
Rap-Rock: From ‘Punk Rock Rap’ to Mook Nation
Back in the 1970s, when Afrika Bambaataa dropped the Rolling Stones' "Honky Tonk Women" into his DJ set at, say, the Bronx River Community Center,…
February 11, 2014
Rap Release of the Week: Ammbush’s ‘Ammbaataa’
There's not much information out there on Oakland producer-rapper Ammbush. He has made beats for DaVinci ("Champion," "Quit Playin'") and Main Attrakionz ("Wings"), and hi…
April 9, 2013
Superrappin': 8 Essential Oldest-School Rap Albums
No one knows exactly when rap started. Maestros like Kool Herc and Grandmaster Flash imported sound-system basics to the Bronx from the Caribbea…
February 22, 2013
Record Store Day’s Top Five Rap Releases
As Phillip over at Control Voltage observed, Record Store Day doesn't tend to be too exciting for fans of stuff that doesn't have guitars.
April 21, 2012
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