Latest Afrika Bambaataa News



Afrika Bambaataa Developing Hip-hop Museum

14th March 2014

Hip-hop pioneer Afrika Bambaataa is teaming up with Grandmaster Melle Mel, Grandmaster Caz and Grand Wizard Theodore to develop a...

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

12th March 2014

Hip-hop legends Afrika Bambaataa, Kurtis Blow and Grandmaster Flash are set to be honoured by New York City officials.The hitmakers...

Rap Icons Lobby For Hip-hop Museum In The Bronx

18th September 2012

Rap pioneers Melle Mel and Afrika Bambaataa met with New York officials last week (ends14Sep12) in a bid to win...

Fascinating Fact 13991

26th August 2012

Rap pioneer Afrika Bambaataa is among the heavyweights developing plans to create a National Museum of Hip Hop at the...

Afrika Bambaataa Lands University Post

15th August 2012

Funk and hip hop pioneer Afrika Bambaataa has landed a new academic role at New York's Cornell University.The Planet Rock...

Ice-t Wants Due Respect For Rap

25th June 2012

Ice-T thinks rap needs to be given more respect ''as an art form.''The veteran rapper has made a documentary, 'Something...

Vh1 Honours Hip-hop Icons

10th October 2006

VH1 paid tribute to a host of hip-hop icons including AFRIKA BAMBAATAA, THE BEASTIE BOYS and WU-TANG CLAN at the...

Rappers Unite

18th May 2006

US rap stars ICE-T, MELLE MEL, AFRIKA BAMBAATAA and homegrown MC SKINNYMAN will headline Britain's first ever Hip-Hop Summit (UHHS)...

Mourners Gather To Celebrate The Life Of Professor X

29th March 2006

Mourners gathered on Friday (24MAR06) in Brooklyn, New York City, to celebrate the life of late X-CLAN rapper PROFESSOR X....