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Afrika Bambaataa: Play It Again Bam

Lynden Barber, Melody Maker, 20 October 1984

Leader of the Zulu Nation. Godfather of hip-hop. Overlord of funk. Black youth guru. Creator of the most influential record of the Eighties. All this and more, AFRIKA BAMBAATAA is now recording with Johnny Rotten. What's it all about then, Afrika? Lynden Barber corners the great man in the urban wastelands of Luton.

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