[youtube id=”Aa8hdzQ4aok”] Afrika Bambaataa’s “Planet Rock” set the tone for electro, hip-hop, house and Detroit Techno. The Bronx DJ worked with keyboardist John Robie and producer Arthur Baker to make the song that gots its verve from Kraftwerk, George Clinton, Gary Numan and the Yellow Magic Orchestra. “Planet Rock” was aContinue Reading

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How much has all the publicity with Kanye West helped Taylor Swift’s career?   [youtube id=”jWLgG5iKCxU”] Is KRS-One right to tell hip-hop fans that if they have a problem with the molestation allegations against Afrika Bambaataa, they should “quit hip-hop?” Will the Twitter attacks on Leslie Jones change the company’sContinue Reading

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How will Prince’s estate decide to use his music in the future since they just gave TV shows Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal permission to use “Nothing Compare 2 U” and “Delirious?” Will the Zulu Nation be able to rebuild its reputation after the Afrika Bambaataa child molestation allegations and aContinue Reading

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