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Afrika Bambaataa 1957-

Overview
Works: 197 works in 357 publications in 2 languages and 3,040 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Nonfiction films  History  Educational films  Internet videos  Interviews  Pictorial works  Rap (Music)  Music videos 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Composer, Interviewee, Compiler
Classifications: ML3531, 781.649
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Afrika Bambaataa
Something from nothing : the art of rap( Visual )

8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The craft. The history. The power. All these elements of the hip-hop movement are discussed with director Ice-T and the legends he interviews: Afrika Bambaataa; Eminem; Nas; Mos Def; Kanye West; Chuck D; KRS-One; Snoop Dogg; Run-DMC; and Ice Cube, in this compelling and gritty feature-length documentary"--Container
Scratch by Doug Pray( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in Spanish and English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here are some of the world's best DJs, those famous for solo scratching, competing in international DJ battles, playing for rap artists, or just rocking parties with the most insane records ever dug up. Check out dynamic performances and interviews with DJs Qbert, Z-Trip, Mix Master Mike (of the Beastie Boys), Rob Swift and the X-ecutioners, Cut Chemist & NuMark (of Jurassic 5), DJ Craze, DJ Shadow, The Bullet Proof Space Travelers, Babu (of Dilated Peoples), DJ Krush, DJ Premier (Gang Starr), and others, along with "old-school" innovators like Afrika Bambaataa and Grand Wizard Theodore
Born in the Bronx : a visual record of the early days of hip hop( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hip hop first became a part of the mainstream music industry in the early 1980s, but the true origins of one of the most powerful pop-cultural influences of the twentieth century are in the spontaneous and progressive musical culture that grew out of tough Bronx neighborhoods of the 1970s." "Writer and curator Johan Kugelberg has pulled together the scattered remains of a movement that never had its eye on posterity. The book includes a foreword by legendary DJ and Bronx activist Afrika Bambaataa, a hip hop timeline by best-selling author Jeff Chang, the improvisational flyer artwork of Buddy Esquire, Polaroid photographs buried for decades in basements across the Bronx, and personal contributions from influential figures such as Grandmaster Cas, LA Sunshine, JDL, Mare 139, and Grandwizzard Theodore
Music from Vanilla sky( Recording )

1 edition published in 2001 and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looking for the perfect beat : 1980-1985 by Afrika Bambaataa( Recording )

6 editions published between 1983 and 2001 in Undetermined and English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Afrika Bambaata was one of the founding pioneers of rap and hip-hop with hits like Planet Rock. This collection spans five years of his groundbreaking career with 12 of his best and biggest hits
The hip hop box( Recording )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Giant single : Profile Records rap anthology( Recording )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over the course of twenty years, Profile's signings with the likes of Run DMC, Dana Dane, Rob Base & D.J. EZ Rock, and Poor Righteous Teachers made the record label one of the biggest and most respected hip-hop labels in the world
Planet rock, the album by Afrika Bambaataa( Recording )

17 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hip hop legends : essence( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary uncovering the real history of hip hop, with exclusive interviews with the original gangsters and pioneers of hip hop from the South Bronx, N.Y. Take an in-depth look into the roots of a culture that has forever changed music and created a new social structure for a whole new generation
Essential mix classic edition by Grandmaster Flash( Recording )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Grade A- ... Flash re-creates that stellar era (before hip-hop) on this mix of tracks that ignores borders, bridging James Brown's frenetic funk breaks to Cyanide's elastic bass lines ..."--Entertrainment Weekly
Hip hop back in the day( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Released to coincide with MTV's first showing of the program, the collection features early rap hits with a handful of songs stretching past old-school and into the late '80s
5 Sides of a Coin( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exploding the myth that Hip-Hop is merely 'rap music, ' "5 Sides of a Coin" is an overview of the worldwide phenomenon of Hip-Hop. Today Hip-Hop is a multi-billion dollar industry and a socially relevant culture. "5 Sides of a Coin" features exclusive interviews and footage of Hip-Hop's pioneers, insiders, critics and fans, including Afrika Bambaataa, Grandmaster Flash, Jazzy Jay, Gil Scott-Heron, RunDMC, Jurassic 5, De La Soul, Dilated Peoples, Beat Junkies, Q-Bert, Mix Master Mike, The Pharcyde, DJ Spooky, The Stereo MC's and many, many more Hip-Hop artists interviewed around the world. Their voices define the culture in their own words: the good, the bad and the flossy. Embraced by a diverse cross-section of youth, Hip-Hop is a powerful force, one that transcends its commercial trappings and controversies, that stands alone as the number one youth movement in the world
Kurtis Blow presents the history of rap( Recording )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kings of hip hop( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Take a journey of sound and sight, back to the roots of a movement that changed the music, lifestyle and social structure of a generation. The founding fathers reunite to remind us that the works, the beats and the energy are as relevant now as ever
Rap : looking for the perfect beat( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rap music has articulated a black aesthetic that is influencing pop culture around the world. But does it also promote violence, misogyny, and crime? This program featuring rap-master Melle Mel describes the history of rap and hip-hop from its roots in earlier oral and musical traditions to its full flowering in the mid-1990s. Commentary by Grandmaster Flash and Afrika Bambaataa, rap's early innovators; music critic Nelson George, author of hiphopamerica; radical jazz poet Gil Scott-Heron; movie star and rapper Ice Cube; former gangsta rapper Snoop Doggy Dogg; members of Public Enemy, Arrested Development, and the jazz/hip-hop fusion group UFO; and others speak out about the urban African-American experience, civil rights, social responsibility, and other pressing topics. Clips from music videos provide a visual perspective on the genre
Dark matter moving at the speed of light by Afrika Bambaataa( Recording )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The light by Afrika Bambaataa( Recording )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Afrika Bambaataa and family : electric dance hop( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Electric dance hop assembles the very first Rap music videos ever by the Godfather of Hip Hop Music, Afrika Bambaataa, a founder of Rap music. It is a trip back to the days when Afrika Bambaataa, Grandmaster Flash and Kool DJ Herc cut and scratched records to funky beats on street corners in the Bronx
Beware (the funk is everywhere) by Afrika Bambaataa( Recording )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Renegades of rhythm : DJ Shadow & Cut Chemist play Afrika Bambaataa( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program for the Renegades of Rhythm tour where turntablists DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist perform using the vinyl collection of Afrika Bambaataa, which resides in Cornell University Archives' Hip Hop collection; program includes reproductions of flyers, album covers and labels from Bambaataa's collection, and essays from the DJs
 
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Born in the Bronx : a visual record of the early days of hip hop
Alternative Names
Aasim, Lance Kahyan 1957-

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Donovan, Kevin

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Glenn, Charles Andre 1960-

Son of Bambaataa 1962-

Taylor, Lance, 1957-

Африка Бамбаата

אריקה במבטה מוזיקאי אמריקאי

افریکا بمباتا

แอฟริกา แบมบาตา

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阿非利加·班巴塔

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