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Planet Rock ~Afrika Bambaataa and the Soul Sonic Force

“Just start to chase your dreams
Up out your seats, make your body sway
Socialize, get down, let your soul lead the way”

Music

Morning Song - Looking For The Perfect Beat

If there’s one motivating force behind the creation of rap (of course there isn’t just one, but work with me) it’s what Afrika Bambaataa and the Soulsonic Force sampled, scratched and rapped about in their pathbreaking 1983 hit, “Looking For The Perfect Beat”. 121 more words

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The Robots are Here to Stay

In the 1970’s, the world of music up to that point had primarily consisted of traditional, physical instrumentation. However, an unlikely World War II military invention designed for the safeguarding of phone conversations was about to make its first appearance in the music business.

Fonem

Hip-Hop Museum Planned for the Bronx by 2017

Afrika Bambaataa and other Hip Hop pioneers including Grandmaster Melle MelGrandmaster Caz and Grand Wizard Theodore announced they are looking to preserve the roots of Hip Hop through the  7 more words

Bronx

News: Hip-Hop Pioneers Plan a Museum for the Bronx via @NYTimes

Open a hip-hop museum inside the Kingsbridge Armory with Afrika Bambaataa, as the museum’s chairman? Check out THIS read from the New York Times.

News

Hip-hop pioneers hoping to create NYC museum

NEW YORK (AP) — The pioneers of hip-hop are hoping to create a museum in the Bronx dedicated to the genre.

Organizers say it would be called the Universal Hip Hop Museum. 163 more words

Entertainment

Pioneers of hip-hop hope to create New York City museum

NEW YORK — The pioneers of hip-hop are hoping to create a museum in the Bronx dedicated to the genre.

Organizers say it would be called the Universal Hip Hop Museum. 96 more words

United States