New Film on the Child Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Afrika Bambaataa and the Zulu Nation is in Post-Production

A year before the MeToo Movement took off, another story broke that shook the foundation of hip-hop. One of hip-hop’s founding fathers was accused of being a pedophile. Shocking allegations of child molestation against Afrika Bambaataa surfaced in 2016 when several men came forward with claims that Bambaataa and others from his organization, the Zulu […]

Afrika Bambaataa Denied Entry into New York Nightclub After Protest (Video)

New York – Sounds of Brazil (SOB’s) nightclub denied entry to hip-hop pioneer Afrika Bambaataa on Saturday, December 22, 2018. Phone calls, emails, social media posts, and an on-site protest against his scheduled appearance were made to the venue by an outraged public. Bambaataa, who has been accused of molesting boys and having sex with […]

Revisionist Hip Hop and the Over Glorification of Afrika Bambaataa

mong all the shame and disgrace that Bambaataa has earned for himself, there are the passionate reactions of the public whose shock is compounded by the mythic narrative of Afrika Bambaataa being, “The Father of Hip Hop.” Let me correct that very bluntly: That is pure bullshit. If he is the father of anything, it […]

Afrika Bambaataa: Inside the Mind of a Cult Leader

      You gave me fortune You gave me fame You gave me power in your God’s name I’m every person you need to be I’m the cult of personality Song by “Living Colour”   ip Hop Legend and Pioneer Afrika Bambaataa is facing a litany of child molestation allegations said to have taken […]