Afrika Bambaataa & The Soulsonic Force

GenreHip-Hop, electro, hip hop, electronic, funk

Afrika Bambaataa (born Kevin Donovan on April 17 or October 4, 1957 or 1960) is a DJ and community leader from the South Bronx, who was instrumental in the early development of hip hop throughout the 1970s.

Contributed to what could be argued as the first colaboration between rap and rock music when he recorded "World Destruction" with John Lydon from Sex Pistol and Public Image LTD fame.

The song "Renegades of Funk" was covered by Rage Against the Machine for their covers album of the same name.

The main riff in the Amthem Planet Rock was taken from Kraftwerks
"Trans Europe Express". Which shows that these guy's have taste was well as talent!


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Afrika Bambaataa (born Kevin Donovan on April 17 or October 4, 1957 or 1960) is a DJ and community leader from the South Bronx, who was instrumental in the early development of hip hop throughout the 1970s.

Contributed to what could be argued as the first colaboration between rap and rock music when he recorded "World Destruction" with John Lydon from Sex Pistol and Public Image LTD fame.

The song "Renegades of Funk" was covered by Rage Against the Machine for their covers album of the same name.

The main riff in the Amthem Planet Rock was taken from Kraftwerks
"Trans Europe Express". Which shows that these guy's have taste was well as talent!


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Top Tracks

Planet Rock 1

Planet Rock

Looking for the Perfect Beat 2

Looking for the Perfect Beat

Renegades of Funk 3

Renegades of Funk

Zulu Nation Throwdown 4

Zulu Nation Throwdown

Feel The Vibe 5

Feel The Vibe

Just Get Up and Dance 6

Just Get Up and Dance

Frantic Situation 7

Frantic Situation

Planet Rock (1982) 8

Planet Rock (1982)

Soul Makossa (Aphrodite Remix) 9

Soul Makossa (Aphrodite Remix)

Jazzy Sensation (Bronx Version) 10

Jazzy Sensation (Bronx Version)

Top Albums

Looking for the Perfect Beat 1980-1985
Looking for the Perfect Beat 1980-1985
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Planet Rock
Planet Rock
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Planet Rock / Planet Rock [Instrumental] [Digital 45]
Planet Rock / Planet Rock [Instrumental] [Digital 45]
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