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Afrika Bambaataa Net Worth

Afrika Bambaataa Net Worth is
$250,000

Afrika Bambaataa Bio/Wiki 2018

The renowned DJ and Hip-Hop leader, Afrika Bambaata, has a net worth estimate of $5 million dollars. Born on 19th April 1957, in The Bronx, Afrika Bambaata is nicely acknowledged among the creators of Hip-Hop. He started deejaying in 1970 and after established his Hip-Hop oriented music group known as the ‘African Zulu Nation’. His music interests were diversified from the beginning, and would range from African noises to RnB, ancient, Latin jazz as well as Caribbean Calypso.

Afrika Bambaataa Net Worth $5 Million

Afrika Bambaata is recognized for his never-ending support for the development of Hip-Hop and deejaying, and which earned him the name ‘Master of Records’. He was the first DJ to ever perform break-beats. Because of this, many dominant deejays recognize him as the father of Hip-Hop. Pertinently, he is additionally accredited as the ‘Godfather’ of Electro Funk.

In general, the celebrated Afrika Bambaata is renown for his contribution to the development of the Hip-Hop, Disco, Elecro Funk and House music genres. He’s additionally understood for several of his records including “Planet Rock”, “Dark Matter Moving at the Speed of Light” and “Sun City”. His involvement in the music industry is what actually contributes to the accumulation of his complete wealth. This ranges from music creation, deejaying and performances.



Full NameAfrika Bambaataa
Net Worth$5 million dollars
Date Of BirthApril 17, 1957
Place Of BirthThe Bronx, New York City, New York, United States
ProfessionSoundtrack, Actor, Music Department
NationalityAmerican
NicknamesAfrika Bambataa , Afrika Bambaataa and Family , Afrika Bambaataa & Family , Bambata , Afrika Bambaata , Afrika Bambata , Africa Bambaatta , Africa Bambaataa , Africa Bambaata , Afrika Bombaataa
Music GroupsAfrika Bambaataa & Soulsonic Force (Since 1980), Time Zone (Since 1983), Sirius B
MoviesThe Freshest Kids: A History of the B-Boy, Rubble Kings, Scratch, NY77: The Coolest Year in Hell, Just to Get a Rep, Redefinitions: Hip Hop Roots and Future, Kings of Hip Hop: The Founders, Kung Faux: Vol. 3, Kung Faux: Vol. 5, Hip Hop Legends, Chuck D's Hip Hop Hall of Fame, Ice-T and SMG: The Repo...
TV ShowsHip-Hop Evolution

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Fresh Dressed2015Documentary performer: "Planet Rock" / writer: "Planet Rock"
Atop the Fourth Wall2014TV Series 1 episode
Battle of the Year2013performer: "Looking for the Perfect Beat" / writer: "Looking for the Perfect Beat"
Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap2012Documentary performer: "Planet Rock" / writer: "Planet Rock"
Formula 1: BBC Sport2011TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Block2011TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Mechanic2011writer: "THUNDER IN THE JUNGLE"
Madonna: Sticky & Sweet Tour2010Video documentary writer: "Die Another Day"
Welcome to the 80's2009TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
So You Think You Can Dance2008TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Damages2007TV Series performer - 1 episode
Totally Awesome2006TV Movie performer: "Planet Rock"
Scarface: The World Is Yours2006Video Game performer: "Looking For The Perfect Beat"
ATL2006writer: "What's Up"
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories2006Video Game performer: "Renegades of Funk" / writer: "Renegades of Funk"
The Proud Family Movie2005TV Movie performer: "Looking for the Perfect Beat"
The Honeymooners2005as Bambaataa Aasim, "Looking for the Perfect Beat" / performer: "Looking for the Perfect Beat"
Trailer Park Boys2002-2005TV Series performer - 2 episodes
The Girl Next Door2004writer: "BIG MUFF"
The Work of Director Chris Cunningham2003Video performer: "Afrika Shox"
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City2002Video Game performer: "Looking For The Perfect Beat" / writer: "Looking For The Perfect Beat"
The Sopranos2002TV Series writer - 1 episode
Ali G Indahouse2002as Bambaataa, "PLANET ROCK" / performer: "PLANET ROCK"
Vanilla Sky2001"Afrika Shox" 1999 / performer: "Afrika Shox" 1999
Swordfish2001performer: "Planet Rock Swordfish Mix" / writer: "Planet Rock Swordfish Mix"
Scratch2001Documentary performer: "Looking for the Perfect Beat" / writer: "Looking for the Perfect Beat" - as Bambaataa Khayan Aasim
Save the Last Dance2001"You Can Do It" / performer: "You Can Do It"
The Original Kings of Comedy2000Documentary performer: "Looking for the Perfect Beat" / writer: "Looking for the Perfect Beat" - as Bambaalaa Aasim
Next Friday2000"You Can Do It" / writer: "You Can Do It" - as A. Bambaataa
Skate and Destroy1999Video Game performer: "Planet Rock Elektric Mix"
Modulations1998Documentary "Planet Rock"
Bio-Dome1996writer: "World Destruction" - as Aasim
Miami ViceTV Series performer - 1 episode, 1985 writer - 1 episode, 1985
Beat Street1984performer: "Frantic Situation" / writer: "Frantic Situation"

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Kings of Hip Hop: The Founders2004Video
The Work of Director Chris Cunningham2003VideoCar Park Attendant (segment "Afrika Shox")
Kung Faux2003TV SeriesVoice Over / Various
Afrika Bambaataa & the Soulsonic Force: Renegades of Funk1983Video short

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Graffiti Rock1984TV Movie music consultant
Hip-Hop Honors2004TV Special additional music courtesy of

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Graffiti Rock1984TV Movie music consultant - as DJ Afrika Bambaataa

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Hip Hop Evolution2016DocumentaryHimself
Soundbreaking: Stories from the Cutting Edge of Recorded Music2016TV Series documentaryHimself
8082015DocumentaryHimself
Esquenta!2013TV SeriesHimself
The Bass That Ate Miami: The Foundation2013DocumentaryHimself
Sample This2012Documentary
Don Cornelius: Visionary, Trailblazer & Cultural Icon2012TV MovieHimself
How the Brits Rocked America2012TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap2012DocumentaryHimself
Sample: Not for Sale2012DocumentaryHimself - Interviewee
Rock in Rio2011TV SeriesHimself - Performer
The Best of: BlacksInActionTV.Com2010DocumentaryHimself
Music2010DocumentaryHimself
What Ever Happened to Hip Hop?2009DocumentaryHimself
Welcome to the 80's2009TV Series documentaryHimself
Black to the Future2009TV SeriesHimself
Hip hop prica iz Hrvatske2008DocumentaryHimself
NY77: The Coolest Year in Hell2007TV Movie documentaryHimself
Hip Hop Legends2007Video
3rd Annual VH1 Hip-Hop Honors2006TV MovieHimself - Honoree
Breaking the Rules2006DocumentaryHimself
John Lydon: The Best of British £1 Notes2005VideoHimself
And You Don't Stop: 30 Years of Hip-Hop2004TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Just to Get a Rep2004DocumentaryHimself
Rage2004TV SeriesHimself
American Masters2003TV Series documentaryHimself
5 Sides of a Coin2003DocumentaryHimself
The Freshest Kids2002Video documentary
The Making and Meaning of 'We Are Family'2002DocumentaryHimself
Scratch2001DocumentaryHimself
BET Tonight with Ed Gordon1999TV SeriesHimself
The 1999 Source Hip-Hop Music Awards1999TV SpecialHimself
Modulations1998DocumentaryHimself
Battle Sounds1997DocumentaryHimself
Rap: Looking for the Perfect Beat1995TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Show1995DocumentaryHimself
Here Come the Drums1993TV Movie documentaryHimself
Red Hot and Blue1990TV MovieHimself
Rapmania: The Roots of Rap1990TV Movie documentaryHimself
Sun City: Artists United Against Apartheid1986Video documentaryHimself
Artists United Against Apartheid: Sun City1985Video shortHimself (uncredited)
Livewire1984TV SeriesHimself
Arena1984TV Series documentaryHimself
Beat Street1984Himself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Pop Galerie Reloaded2009TV Series documentaryHimself
Imagine2008TV Series documentaryHimself
Soul Deep: The Story of Black Popular Music2005TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Falco - Hoch wie nie1998VideoHimself

Known for movies

Source
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