Afrika Bambaataa
DJ, Musician

Allegations Summary:
Sexual assault of young boys
AKA:
Lance Taylor
Industry:
Alleged Victim Gender:
Male

Afrika Bambaataa is a musician and DJ known for hits songs including Zulu Nation Throwdown, Jazzy Sensation, Planet RockLooking for the Perfect Beat and Zulu War Chant.  He was also involved in the Zulu Nation organization.

In 2016, several men accused Bambaataa of sexually molesting them when they were young teens or pre-teens. Bambaataa denied the accusations but agreed to step down from his leadership role in the the Zulu Nation organization.

 

Film/TV Appearances
as cast member
Hip Hop Evolution (TV Series - 4 Episodes)
Himself
2016
Hip-Hop Evolution
Himself
2016
808
Himself
2015
Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap
Himself
2012
NY77: The Coolest Year in Hell
2007
5 Sides of a Coin
Himself
2004
The Work of Director Chris Cunningham
Car Park Attendant
2003
Modulations
Himself
1998
Falco - Hoch wie nie
Himself (archive footage)
1998
Beat This!: A Hip Hop History
Himself
1984