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Afrika Bambaataa 1960-

Overview
Works: 203 works in 385 publications in 2 languages and 3,047 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Nonfiction films  History  Drama  Interviews  Pictorial works  Educational films  Internet videos  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 by Ice-T( Visual )

8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 568 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 399 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 213 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 )

2 editions published in 2001 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 144 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
Rap looking for the perfect beat( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
The hip hop box( Recording )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Giant single Profile Records rap anthology( Recording )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hip hop legends essence( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 74 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 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This album blends classic and rare funk records into a continuous mix. Sixteen tracks with a raw style and grace that could only be presented by the man who changed deejaying forever
Hip hop back in the day( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 46 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
Celluloid( Recording )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

5 Sides of a Coin( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exploding the myth that Hip-Hop is merely Rap music, Five Sides of a Coin is an in-depth look at the international culture of Hip-Hop. This documentary presents Hip-Hop culture for what it really is: its origins, diaspora and the 5 basic elements that help to define it. Today Hip-Hop is a worldwide phenomenon, a multi-billion dollar industry and unbeknown to most, a distinguished and socially relevant Culture. Embraced by many different ethnicities and classes 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 32 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
Dark matter moving at the speed of light by Afrika Bambaataa( Recording )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beware (the funk is everywhere) by Afrika Bambaataa( Recording )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2005 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
The light by Afrika Bambaataa( Recording )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Planet rock by Afrika Bambaataa( Recording )

11 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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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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Африка Бамбаата

افریکا بمباتا

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阿非利加·班巴塔

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