Sunday, October 21, 2007

Afrika Bambaataa - Club Deville - October 26, 2007

From the come this Friday I'll be ready to party department... Afrika Bambaataa @ Club Deville on Oct 26th... for the 7th RockIt: World Destruction... oh what a party... DJ Manny, Bigface, Brownout, Tiger Liu, Sangre del Sol, Proyector, B-Boy City, and Super Sonic Soul Squad.

Another night... another call with Japan... another long week... makes looking forward to the weekend all that much better... can't wait!

Latest idea in costumes... either Frank Abagnale (Catch Me If You Can) or Howard Hughes (Aviator)... what do ya'll think?!? I could have a flaccid penis also to slap at all the female stewardesses.

More info:

Afrika Bambaataa is a DJ and community leader from the South Bronx, who was instrumental in the early development of hip hop throughout the 1970s. Like the majority of the early pioneers in Hip-Hop, he is of African American descent. On September 27, 2007, he was nominated for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

During a time in New York City where gang life was 5 times as populated as the city's police department, Hip Hop culture was emerging in an attempt to stop the violence. Bambaataa was a founding member of the Bronx River Projects-area street gang, The Savage Seven. Due to the explosive growth of the gang, it later became known as the Black Spades, and he rose to the position of Division Leader. After a life-changing visit to Africa, he changed his name to Afrika Bambaataa Aasim. Bambaataa was influenced by the courage and strategic brilliance of Shaka Zulu seen in the movie and TV series "Shaka Zulu".

Bambaataa decided to use his leadership to turn those involved in the gang life into something more positive to the community. This began the development of which soon later became known as the Universal Zulu Nation, a group of socially & politically aware rappers, B-boys, graffiti artists and other people involved in hip hop culture. By 1977, inspired by DJ Kool Herc and after getting his first equipment loaned to him from Disco King Mario, Bambaataa had begun organizing block parties all around the South Bronx. He even faced his mentor, Disco King Mario in a DJ battle.

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