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1974 | A former gang member-turned-DJ named Afrika Bambaataa meets a young grafitti artist named Fab 5 Freddy; a regular on the burgeoning hip-hop scene. Soon after, Bambaataa forms the Zulu Nation.


Jungle Brothers, hip-hop group and founding members of the Native Tongues collective. The original trio comprised Michael Small (Mike Gee), Nathaniel Hall (Afrika Baby Bam, a homage to Afrika Bambaataa) & Sammy Burwell (DJ Sammy B). Known for their Afrocentric lyrics and innovative beats, they pioneered the fusion of jazz & hip-hop and became the 1st hip-hop group to use a house-music producer. Their hit, I'll House You, is known for being the 1st hip-house record recorded outside of the…

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