Monday, November 17, 2014
Thursday, November 13, 2014
The Universal Zulu Nation UK are proud to present the indisputable Godfather of Hip Hop, Afrika Bambaataa, on tour and in conversation to celebrate 40 years of Hip Hop culture this November for Hip Hop History Month. This series of events will showcase Afrika Bambaataa’s considerable live showmanship in a series of live gigs, as well as his unique take on the history of Hip Hop in a number of talks at some of the UK’s most prestigious institutions, including the British Library, British Film Institute and the Leeds City Museum. The live tour will be partially in conjunction with the legendary Grandmaster Flash and celebrated rapper Yasiin Bey, formerly known as Mos Def. The tour is in partnership with Academy Events These events also celebrate the 41st anniversary of the Universal Zulu Nation: “On the 12th November 1974 The Universal Zulu Nation took a nexus of creative art forms emerging in the South Bronx; unified these elements and called it Hip Hop…” For more information www.zulunation.co.uk @zulunationuk email: firstname.lastname@example.org
It’s been 30 years since the release of the underground smash hit “Set it Off” by Strafe. The unique and original “Set it Off” released in 1984 has gone from underground hit, to a classic, and to legendary status within those 30 years, creating an exciting and controversial history along the way. This is the promo for the documentary that tells the controversial, exciting, and historic story behind the creation of the legendary song that has had a profound impact on many genres of music. http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/strafe1
Shouts to Rass Kass....