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Afrika Bambaataa Developing Hip-hop Museum

Hip-hop pioneer Afrika Bambaataa is teaming up with Grandmaster Melle Mel, Grandmaster Caz and Grand Wizard Theodore to develop a museum dedicated to the music genre.The hitmakers are hoping to open the Universal Hip Hop...

Hip-hop Legends To Receive Proclamations From New York City Official

Hip-hop legends Afrika Bambaataa, Kurtis Blow and Grandmaster Flash are set to be honoured by New York City officials.The hitmakers will receive official proclamations from Bronx Councilman Fernando Cabrera on Wednesday (12Mar14). Grandmaster...

Rap Icons Lobby For Hip-hop Museum In The Bronx

Rap pioneers Melle Mel and Afrika Bambaataa met with New York officials last week (ends14Sep12) in a bid to win their backing for plans to create a National Museum of Hip Hop in the Bronx.The...

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Rap pioneer Afrika Bambaataa is among the heavyweights developing plans to create a National Museum of Hip Hop at the Kingsbridge Armory in the Bronx, New York.

Afrika Bambaataa Lands University Post

Funk and hip hop pioneer Afrika Bambaataa has landed a new academic role at New York's Cornell University.The Planet Rock hitmaker, real name Kevin Donovan, has been named a visiting scholar at the Ivy League...

Ice-t Wants Due Respect For Rap

Ice-T thinks rap needs to be given more respect ''as an art form.''The veteran rapper has made a documentary, 'Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap', in which he debates rhyming with a number of...

Vh1 Honours Hip-hop Icons

VH1 paid tribute to a host of hip-hop icons including AFRIKA BAMBAATAA, THE BEASTIE BOYS and WU-TANG CLAN at the network's third annual Hip-Hop Honors awards ceremony on Saturday night (07OCT06). EAZY-E, RAKIM, MC LYTE...

Rappers Unite

US rap stars ICE-T, MELLE MEL, AFRIKA BAMBAATAA and homegrown MC SKINNYMAN will headline Britain's first ever Hip-Hop Summit (UHHS) in July (06). The event, which aims to unite British and US hip-hop culture, will...

Mourners Gather To Celebrate The Life Of Professor X

Mourners gathered on Friday (24MAR06) in Brooklyn, New York City, to celebrate the life of late X-CLAN rapper PROFESSOR X. Professor X - real name LUMUMBA CARSON - died earlier this month (17MAR06) after contracting...

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