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The band Afrika Bambaataa was founded in 1957. Before coming to fame, the band got it’s start in South Bronx. Generally, music journalists would define Afrika Bambaataa’s style within the genre/s of hip hop music, electro house, breakbeat, electro, and other rock music.
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The Egyptian Lover
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Big Daddy Kane
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The Sugarhill Gang
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Kool Moe Dee
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Afrika Bambaataa genre is not easily defined. Music magazines and journalists have different opinions on a clearly defined genre for Afrika Bambaataa. However, many describe the style within the genre/s of hip hop music, electro house, breakbeat, electro, and other rock music.