Planet Rock: The Album

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Afrika Bambaataa, one of hip-hop’s progenitors, was known as a talented DJ before his single Planet Rock came out in 1982 on Tommy Boy. The song, which sampled (actually re-recorded in the studio) elements of Kraftwerk’s Trans-Europe Express and was the first R&B track to use an 808, helped define a new movement in music, electro, which then inspired Miami bass and Detroit techno, and pushed the musician’s status toward near iconic. Planet Rock: The Album, a collection of singles that ca…

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