[youtube id=”ZyZTUoIzqmo”] Fuse talks with Africa Bambaataa about his iconic vinyl collection that is one of first sonic foundations of hip-hop. Bambaataa is currently a visiting scholar at Cornell and his vinyl will become a part of the school’s hip-hop archive. Related posts: Universal Zulu Nation’s 40th Anniversary NYC feat.
The Universal Zulu Nation is celebrating their 40th anniversary and the 39th birthday of hip-hop in NYC during the week of November 6th. See the event schedule below: Wednesday, November 6th, 2013 ::: UZN40 Day 1 ZULU JAPAN CONNECTION 5pm-10pm. 18+. DJs Yutaka, OG Chino, Zulu King Tone & Soul.
Africa Bambaataa is one of the three post James Brown hip-hop originators who along with Kool Herc and Grandmaster Flash founded hip-hop in the Bronx. It’s a familiar story that isn’t told enough but it’s up to Herc to start the process of making the movie instead of just complaining.