Afrika Bambaataa Net Worth

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Afrika Bambaataa Net Worth
Net Worth:
$5 Million
Date of Birth
April 17, 1957
Place of Birth
The Bronx
Profession
Record producer, Disc jockey, Social activist, Rapper, Actor

Afrika Bambaataa Net Worth: Afrika Bambaataa is an American DJ who has a net worth of $5 million. Afrika Bambaataa accumulated his net worth through his talent as a hip hop DJ. Born on April 19, 1957, in The Bronx, New York, US, he was instrumental in the early development of hip hop throughout the 1980′s. Bambaataa, who took his stage name from the feature film Zulu warriors, first started DJing in 1970. A few years later he launched the music-oriented organization, Zulu Nation. Among the members of this rap-spreading organization who became minor rap luminaries were DJs Red Alert, Jazzy Jay, and Whiz Kid, as well as Afrika Islam. His interests were much diversified ranging from R&B to African sounds, to Latin, Calypso and classical. As for his knowledge in records, it was so profound that earned him the nickname Master of Records. As his DJ-ing career progressed, Afrika Bambaataa has become one of the first to perform break-beat deejaying, and respectfully come to be known as the "Godfather" and the Amen Ra of hip hop culture as well as the father of electro funk. In September 2007, he got nominated for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and in August 2012, he was appointed as a visiting scholar at Cornell University for three years. All in all, his contributions to the musical genres hip-hop electronic, disco, house are endless, just as the accolades he has received.

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Kevin Donovan, better known by the stage name Afrika Bambaataa, is an American DJ from the South Bronx, New York. He is notable for releasing a series of genre defining electro tracks in the 1980s that influenced the development of hip hop culture. Afrika Bambaataa is one of...
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Date of Birth
  • April 17, 1957
Nicknames
  • Afrika Bambaataa & Family
  • Afrika Bambataa
  • Bambata
  • Afrika Bambaataa and Family
  • Africa Bambaatta
  • Africa Bambaataa
  • Afrika Bambata
  • Afrika Bambaata
  • Africa Bambaata
  • Bambaadaa
Nationality
  • United States of America
Country
  • United States of America
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