Afrika Bambaataa

Afrika Bambaataa worked on a variety of projects during his entertainment career. Bambaataa had an early acting career in film, appearing in such titles as the Rae Dawn Chong musical "Beat Street" (1984), the ... Read more »

Filmography

Actor (14)

Rubble Kings 2015 (Movie)

(Himself)

Breaking the Rules 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Other Side of Hip Hop: The Sixth Element 2014 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

Sample This 2013 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap 2012 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

VH1 Hip Hop Honors 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Actor

Scratch 2002 (Movie)

(Actor)

Dance Crazy 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

The Source Hip-Hop Music Awards 1999 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Performer

Modulations 1998 (Movie)

(Actor)

Rock & Roll 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

The Show 1995 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Beat Street 1984 (Movie)

(Actor)
Music (7)

The Mechanic 2011 (Movie)

("Thunder In The Jungle") (Song)

ATL 2006 (Movie)

("What's Up") (Song)

The Honeymooners 2005 (Movie)

("Looking for the Perfect Beat") (Song Performer)

The Girl Next Door 2004 (Movie)

("Big Muff") (Song)

Save the Last Dance 2001 (Movie)

("You Can Do It") (Song)

The Original Kings of Comedy 2000 (Movie)

("Looking for the Perfect Beat") (Song Performer)

The Colored Museum 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Music

Biography

Afrika Bambaataa worked on a variety of projects during his entertainment career. Bambaataa had an early acting career in film, appearing in such titles as the Rae Dawn Chong musical "Beat Street" (1984), the documentary "The Show" (1995) with Craig Mack and "Modulations" (1998). Bambaataa worked in television around the start of his acting career with a role on "Rock & Roll" (PBS, 1995-96). Bambaataa also contributed music to "The Colored Museum" (PBS, 1990-91). In the nineties and the early 2000s, Bambaataa devoted his time to various credits, such as "Dance Crazy" (TLC, 1999-2000), "The Original Kings of Comedy" (2000) starring Steve Harvey and "Save the Last Dance" (2001) starring Julia Stiles. He also worked on "Scratch" with DJ Q-Bert (2002) and "And You Don't Stop: 30 Years of Hip Hop" (VH1, 2004-05). Bambaataa's music was also featured in the Emile Hirsch dramatic comedy "The Girl Next Door" (2004), the comedic adaptation "The Honeymooners" (2005) with Cedric The Entertainer and the comedic drama "ATL" (2006) with Tip "T.I." Harris. In addition to his music, Bambaataa also appeared on-screen in the Ice-T documentary "Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap" (2012) and the documentary "Sample This" (2013) with Gene Simmons. Bambaataa most recently appeared on the John Leguizamo documentary "Rubble Kings" (2015).

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