Essays Tagged: "Afrika Bambaataa"

Thesis paper on rap music.

of New York-based hip hop and rap artists emerged to public attention, including Grandmaster Flash, Afrika Bambaataa, Run DMC, Eric B and Rakim, Big Daddy Kane, KRS-ONE, Tone Loc, Salt 'n' Pepa, Queen ... hool," representing the first wave of rap.East coast rap ranged from the Black Nationalist ideas of Afrika Bambaataa and the Zulu Nation, to the radical issues of Public Enemy, to the feminism of Quee ...

(17 pages) 672 1 4.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

This is a term paper that describes how hip-hop came about, and goes through the 30 years of its history.

father" (1) of this new-age mix of beats was Kevin Donovan known to the Hip-Hop world and others as Afrika Bambaataa. He founded the Universal Zulu Nation. This "Zulu Nation" was originated in 1974, w ... to Hip-Hop.This be-bopping mix of beats and scratching of records was created in the early 70's by Afrika and Kool Herc. The two of them together brought in a new era of music. Afrika respectively ea ...

(3 pages) 132 1 3.8 Jan/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

The State of Hip Hop.

but society and consumers as well are consequentially suffering. Many hip hop entrepreneurs such as Afrika Bambaataa and Chuck D have spoken out on the present state of hip hop and the importance of t ... began to grow because people were able to relate to what these artists were saying in their music. Afrika Bambaataa who has been deemed by many as the "Godfather" of Hip Hop, was arguably the first t ...

(14 pages) 135 0 4.5 Oct/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The impact of hip-hop music in American culture and society

an and Neal introduced three new artists that they consider "the nucleus of hip-hop." Kook DJ Herc, Afrika Bambaataa, and Grandmaster Flash were regarded as the founding fathers of hip-hop music. Kool ... mixer, turntables, and electronic sound effects motivated the other DJs. The founder of Zulu Nation Afrika Bambaataa was the single most lasting hip-hop institution in this industry. He found motivati ...

(8 pages) 200 0 4.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Hip-Hop industry

c of urban areas. Many hip hop crews have made a name for themselves through their graffiti such as Afrika Bambaataa's Black Spades. By 1976, graffiti artists like Lee Quinones began painting entire m ...

(8 pages) 130 0 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Hip hop history

nspire many young people and DJ's Of his time ,one of them became his biggest rival, he was know as Afrika Bambaataa. the rivalry between this two helped generate a cultural identity called "hip hop". ... and I think disco music was the last thing they wanted to hear.That's when DJ's like Kool Herk and Afrika Bambaataa and many more played a bigRole in the Afro-American community social and cultural l ...

(4 pages) 70 0 4.3 Apr/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

History of Rap

ang violence and to the rise of Disco. This quickly lead to the emergence of other notable DJs like Afrika Bambaataa and Grandmaster Flash.DJ Kool Herc was innovative seeing that he came up with what ... g would loop continuously (known as the breakbeat) leading into breaks or the part of the song that Afrika Bambaataa describes as being" that certain part of the record that everybody waits for--they ...

(13 pages) 0 0 0.0 Jul/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies