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DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist play Afrika Bambaataa on Renegades of Rhythm Tour

Party people. Your dreams have now been fulfilled. Especially for the Hip-Hop heads, Bboys, Bgirls, crate diggers, turntablists and funk junkies, as DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist embark on the Renegades of Rhythm Tour with crates upon crates from Afrika Bambaataa’s own record library at Cornell University. Yes, that’s right. Afrika Bambaataa…(Read More)

Everybody knows we’re Native Tongues fanatics at Bboysounds, and we’re truly stoked to bring you our interview with Afrika Baby Bam of the mighty Jungle Brothers (@junglebros4life), for some wisdom on the culture, along with some bboy sounds. [hr] DJ CHiEF: Who is Afrika Baby Bam? Bam: Afrika Baby Bam aka Bam is…(Read More)

Mr. Confuse’s “Lookout Weekend” is a dope 21st century interpretation of the Debbie Deb classic Freestyle joint from 1987: We’ve featured Mr. Confuse’s (@misterconfuse) ill remixes in the past, as well as his production team Breakout’s dope version of Afrika Bambaataa’s “Planet Rock.” Mr. Confuse’s take on the Debbie…(Read More)

“Bboy Boogie” by DJ Kool Herc is more than just a DOPE Bboy beat full of shout-outs to Hip-Hop greats like Rock Steady Crew, Afrika Bambaataa, Jazzy Jay, and more; it’s the sound of one of Hip-Hop’s most accomplished Founding Fathers, largely responsible for the movement’s birth. Known for…(Read More)

Afrika Bambaataa’s “Looking for the Perfect Beat” is a universally-known and respected 1983 jam session which spawned a slew of samples and latter-day Hip-hop sounds. Hip-hop artists since Bambaataa have consistently paid homage through sampling, citation, and straight-up shout-outs to Bambaataa for his contributions to Hip-hop and…(Read More)

“Rock Rock . . . Planet Rock . . . Don’t Stop!” A seriously Ill cover of the Smash Classic “Planet Rock” by Afrika Bambaataa & Soulsonic Force. Peace to Afrika Bambaataa, DJ Lord Yoda X, and Universal Zulu Nation chapters around the world! Join the Forum discussion on this post…(Read More)