Afrika Bambaataa

Afrika Bambaataa


The Roland TR-808 gets its own star-studded doco37

The Roland TR-808 gets its own star-studded doco

By Jack Tregoning 11th Jul, 2012

The Roland TR-808 gets its own movie.

Bambaataa cancels Australian tour2

Bambaataa cancels Australian tour

By Alida Hoebee 4th Mar, 2008

Afrika Bambaataa's planned tour of Australia has been cancelled. The Godfather of electro funk was scheduled to appear throughout Australian from March 17-26, however the entire visit has been pulled.

Madonna makes the Rock'n'Roll Hall of Fame

Madonna makes the Rock'n'Roll Hall of Fame

By Alida Hoebee 4th Mar, 2008

Madonna was fast-tracked into the Rock'n'Roll Hall of Fame this year, joining fellow 2008 inductees John Mellencamp, Leonard Cohen, The Dave Clark Five and The Ventures. Donna Summer, Chic, Afrika Bambaataa and The Beastie Boys didn't make the cut.

Afrika Bambaataa's club and speaking tour4

Afrika Bambaataa's club and speaking tour

By Tim Hardaker 23rd Jan, 2008

A certified legend of the hip hop and electro scene, the one and only Afrika Bambaataa is set to return to Australia in March for a run of club shows and speaking seminars across the country.

Smithsonian museum celebrates Hip Hop

Smithsonian museum celebrates Hip Hop

By Paul Bui 5th Mar, 2006

Historical Hip Hop figures such as Grandmaster Flash, Kool Herc and Afrika Bambaataa all donated artifacts and memorabilia to the renowned Smithsonian Institution in a move to raise awareness and celebrate the music which has made such an significant impa

Afrika Bambaataa - Dark Matter Moving at the Speed of Light

Afrika Bambaataa - Dark Matter Moving at the Speed of Light

By Micka K 22nd Feb, 2005

Afrika Bambaataa needs no introduction. If you're into hip hop, then you know all about his work and the Zulu nation. He is to hip hop what Madonna is to modern day pop; to religion and education, he is a gifted prophet.

Big Day Out, Gold Coast Parklands (18/01/04)

Big Day Out, Gold Coast Parklands (18/01/04)

By Terry Soo 5th Feb, 2004

If you haven't been to a big music festival, let alone a Big Day Out then there's little words can actually do to describe the experience, its one of those things that just have to be seen and lived to be believed. It's the ultimate melting pot..

The Big Day Out @ Claremont Showgrounds, Perth (01/02/04)

The Big Day Out @ Claremont Showgrounds, Perth (01/02/04)

By Phillipa Prior 5th Feb, 2004

Only a few days ago and already seeming like a distant memory, the Big Day Out 2004 has settled into my memories as a sometimes disenchanting, sometimes fantastic experience. Let me explain.

Afrika Bambaataa @ SPACE, Sydney (24/01/04)

Afrika Bambaataa @ SPACE, Sydney (24/01/04)

By Frederic Oualid 3rd Feb, 2004

Afrika Bambaataa, Godfather of hip hop culture, father of electrofunk and founder of the Zulu Nation Movement was finally here to tour Australia.

Big Day Out @ RAS Showgrounds, Melbourne (26/1/04)

Big Day Out @ RAS Showgrounds, Melbourne (26/1/04)

By Wattsie & Sophiska 2nd Feb, 2004

All up a good Big Day Out, not quite equaling the genius of Kraftwerk and co. last year but still one to remember.

Big Day Out @ Wayville Showgrounds, Adelaide (30/01/04)

Big Day Out @ Wayville Showgrounds, Adelaide (30/01/04)

By Joel Baum 1st Feb, 2004

The Big Day Out comes to Adelaide, Australia's premiere alternative music festival with headline acts including Metallica, the Basement Jaxx and the Dandy Warhols and many more.

Big Day Out, Homebush, Sydney (24/01/04)

Big Day Out, Homebush, Sydney (24/01/04)

By Simon Hindle 30th Jan, 2004

Perhaps not the greatest BDO in terms of the bands, and the crowd mayhem at Basement Jaxx was a shocking case of mismanagement but what the hell - the biggest party of the year proved wonderful once again!

Afrika Bambaataa: Bambaatology, breakin beats and uniting peeps

Afrika Bambaataa: Bambaatology, breakin beats and uniting peeps

By Juan-Carlo Tomas 13th Jan, 2004

If it wasn't for the vision of DJ Afrika Bambaataa, the face of dance music today would be very different - and far less colourful.

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