Tag Archive: Afrika Bambaataa

Statement Regarding Afrika Bambaataa Allegations, Hip-Hop and the Media

  The Center for Hip-Hop Advocacy Executive Director Manny Faces issued the following statement on Tuesday, April 19, 2016: — Part of our role in advocating for greater understanding and appreciation of hip-hop’s… Continue reading

Support The Universal Hip Hop Museum’s “Buy Back Hip-Hop” Campaign

The mission of  The Universal Hip Hop Museum (UHHM) is to teach, engage and inspire audiences around the world through the creativity and power of Hip Hop Culture. The UHHM carries out its… Continue reading

Afrika Bambaataa on “Key Influencers of Hip Hop”

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Sample Not For Sale Documentary Screening

This one time screening on April 2, presented by Wax Poetics and Brooklyn label Names You Can Trust is a one-time only screening of the documentary SAMPLE: NOT FOR SALE! The doc is a culmination… Continue reading

Hip-Hop Revolution at Museum of the City of New York

Hip-Hop Revolution presents more than 80 photographs taken between 1977 and 1990 by three preeminent New York-based photographers—Janette Beckman, Joe Conzo, and Martha Cooper—who documented hip hop from its pioneering days through its… Continue reading

Born in the Bronx: A Visual Record of the Early Days of Hip Hop

Hip hop first became a part of the mainstream music industry in the early 1980s, when major record labels released albums from such accessible groups as Run DMC and the Sugarhill Gang. But… Continue reading

Cold Crush in DJ Dan-O’s Collection

  “I was at this jam at the Audubon Ballroom and Ecstasy Garage. I used to live 6 blocks away on 173rd and Audubon Avenue in Washington Heights.” DJ Dan-O

Colleges Love Hip-Hop, but Do They Love Black Men Too?

By Travis L. Gosa for The Chronicle This month the College of William & Mary  followed in the footsteps of Cornell, Harvard, and colleges that are part of the Atlanta University Center by… Continue reading

Video Music Box 30th Anniversary Kick-off at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

Khalil Gibran Muhammad intro @ The Schomburg Center #30YearsOfVideoMusicBox. Salute Uncle Ralph McDaniels. instagr.am/p/VXotFOQEDZ/ — richmedina (@richmedina) February 6, 2013 [View the story “Video Music Box 30th Anniversary Kick-off at the Schomburg Center… Continue reading

An Open Letter from DJ Afrika Bambaataa (August 15, 2006)

PEACE AND BLESSINGS TO All of Our Family of Warriors, Thinkers and Leaders: Hope your are in the best of Health and your families. I was sent your e-mail by the Zulu-staff .… Continue reading