Afrika Bambaataa

Soundtrack, Actor, Composer

Soundtrack, Actor, Composer


Afrika Bambaataa was born on April 17, 1957 in New York City, New York, USA as Lance Taylor.
Birth date
1957-04-17

Activities


RoleTitleYear
SoundtrackThe Deuce
(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2019) (writer - 1 episode, 2019) - The Camera Loves You (2019) ... (performer: "Looking for the Perfect Beat") / (writer: "Looking for the Perfect Beat")
SoundtrackWhite Boy Rick
(performer: "Planet Rock") / (writer: "Planet Rock" - as Aasim Bey Bambaataa)
2018
SoundtrackInsecure
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Hella Great (2017) ... (writer: "You Can Do It")
2017
SoundtrackThe Lego Batman Movie
(performer: "Planet Rock") / (writer: "Planet Rock")
2017
SoundtrackHip-Hop Evolution
(TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2016) (writer - 1 episode, 2016) - The Foundation (2016) ... (performer: "Renagades of Funk", "Looking For The Perfect Beat") / (writer: "Renagades of Funk", "Looking For The Perfect Beat")
SoundtrackThe Last Man on Earth
(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode) - Falling Slowly (2016) ... (performer: "Looking for the Perfect Beat" - uncredited)
2016
SoundtrackMr. Robot
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - eps1.9_zer0-day.avi (2015) ... (writer: "World Destruction" - uncredited)
2015
Soundtrack808
(Documentary) (music: "Planet Rock")
2015
SoundtrackFresh Dressed
(Documentary) (performer: "Planet Rock") / (writer: "Planet Rock")
2015
SoundtrackAtop the Fourth Wall
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Superman: For the Animals #1 (2014) ... ("Angry White Boy Polka")
2014
SoundtrackBattle of the Year
(performer: "Looking for the Perfect Beat") / (writer: "Looking for the Perfect Beat")
2013
SoundtrackSomething from Nothing: The Art of Rap
(Documentary) (performer: "Planet Rock") / (writer: "Planet Rock")
2012
SoundtrackFormula 1: BBC Sport
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - The Korean Grand Prix (2011) ... (writer: "Renegades of Funk" - uncredited)
2011
SoundtrackThe Block
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - The Key Challenge (2011) ... (writer: "The Key The Secret" - uncredited)
2011
SoundtrackThe Mechanic
(writer: "Thunder in the Jungle")
2011
SoundtrackThe Culture Show
(TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode) - John Lydon: A Culture Show Special (2010) ... (writer: "World Destruction")
2010
SoundtrackMadonna: Sticky & Sweet Tour
(Video documentary) (writer: "Die Another Day")
2010
SoundtrackWelcome to the 80's
(TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode) - Rap, Breakdance und Graffiti (2009) ... (performer: "Peace, Unity, Love And Having Fun", "Planet Rock", "World Destruction")
2009
SoundtrackSo You Think You Can Dance
(TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2008) (writer - 1 episode, 2008) - Results Show: Two Dancers Eliminated (2008) ... (performer: "Planet Rock") / (writer: "Planet Rock") - Results Show: Two Dancers Eliminated (2008) ... (performer: "Planet Rock")
SoundtrackDamages
(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode) - Pilot (2007) ... (performer: "Thunder in the Jungle" - as Afrikaa Bambaataa)
2007
SoundtrackTotally Awesome
(TV Movie) (performer: "Planet Rock")
2006
SoundtrackGrand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories
(Video Game) ("Renegades of Funk", uncredited) / (writer: "Renegades of Funk" - uncredited)
2006
SoundtrackScarface: The World Is Yours
(Video Game) (performer: "Don't Stop Planet Rock", "Looking For The Perfect Beat")
2006
SoundtrackATL
(writer: "What's Up")
2006
SoundtrackTrue Crime: New York City
(Video Game) (performer: "Planet Rock") / (writer: "Planet Rock")
2005
SoundtrackThe Proud Family Movie
(TV Movie) (performer: "Looking for the Perfect Beat")
2005
SoundtrackThe Honeymooners
(as Bambaataa Aasim, "Looking for the Perfect Beat") / (performer: "Looking for the Perfect Beat")
2005
SoundtrackTrailer Park Boys
(TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes) - The Fuckin' Way She Goes (2005) ... (performer: "Planet Rock") - I've Met Cats and Dogs Smarter Than Trevor and Cory (2002) ... (performer: "Planet Rock")
2002-2005
SoundtrackThe Girl Next Door
(writer: "Big Muff")
2004
SoundtrackThe Work of Director Chris Cunningham
(Video) (performer: "Afrika Shox")
2003
SoundtrackGrand Theft Auto: Vice City
(Video Game) ("Looking For The Perfect Beat", uncredited) / (writer: "Looking For The Perfect Beat" - uncredited)
2002
SoundtrackThe Sopranos
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - For All Debts Public and Private (2002) ... (writer: "World Destruction")
2002
SoundtrackAli G in da House
(as Bambaataa, "Planet Rock") / (performer: "Planet Rock")
2002
SoundtrackVanilla Sky
("Afrika Shox" (1999)) / (performer: "Afrika Shox" (1999))
2001
SoundtrackSwordfish
(performer: "Planet Rock (Swordfish Mix)") / (writer: "Planet Rock (Swordfish Mix)")
2001
SoundtrackScratch
(Documentary) (performer: "Looking for the Perfect Beat") / (writer: "Looking for the Perfect Beat" - as Bambaataa Khayan Aasim)
2001
SoundtrackSave the Last Dance
("You Can Do It") / (performer: "You Can Do It")
2001
SoundtrackThe Original Kings of Comedy
(Documentary) (performer: "Looking for the Perfect Beat") / (writer: "Looking for the Perfect Beat" - as Bambaalaa Aasim)
2000
SoundtrackNext Friday
("You Can Do It") / (writer: "You Can Do It" - as A. Bambaataa)
2000
SoundtrackSkate and Destroy
(Video Game) (performer: "Planet Rock (Elektric Mix)")
1999
SoundtrackModulations
(Documentary) ("Planet Rock")
1998
SoundtrackBio-Dome
(writer: "World Destruction" - as Aasim)
1996
SoundtrackGood to Go
(writer: "Make Em' Move (The Wrecking Crew's Theme)")
1986
SoundtrackMiami Vice
(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1985) (writer - 1 episode, 1985) - The Maze (1985) ... (performer: "Renegades of Funk" - uncredited) / (writer: "Renegades of Funk" - uncredited)
SoundtrackBeat Street
(performer: "Frantic Situation") / (writer: "Frantic Situation")
1984
RoleTitleYear
ActorKings of Hip Hop: The Founders
(Video)
2004
ActorKung Faux
(TV Series) Voice Over / Various
2003
ActorThe Work of Director Chris Cunningham
(Video) Car Park Attendant (segment "Afrika Shox")
2003
ActorLeftfield Feat. Afrika Bambaataa: Afrika Shox
(Video short) Car Park Attendant
1999
ActorAfrika Bambaataa & WestBam: Agharta - The City of Shamballa (Subterranean World)
(Video short) Afrika Bambaataa
1998
ActorMonie Love: Grandpa's Party
(Video short) Afrika Bambaataa
1989
ActorSpirit of the Forest: Spirit of the Forest
(Video short) Afrika Bambaataa
1989
ActorAfrika Bambaataa Feat. UB40: Reckless
(Video short) Afrika Bambaataa
1988
ActorRamones: Something to Believe In
(Video short) Afrika Bambaataa
1986
ActorArtists United Against Apartheid: Sun City
(Video short) Afrika Bambaataa (uncredited)
1985
ActorAfrika Bambaataa & the Soulsonic Force: Renegades of Funk
(Video short) Afrika Bambaataa
1983
ActorAfrika Bambaataa & the Soulsonic Force: Planet Rock
(Video short) Afrika Bambaataa
1982
RoleTitleYear
ComposerLL Cool J Feat. Jennifer Lopez: Control Myself
(Video short)
2006
ComposerRage Against the Machine: Renegades of Funk
(Video short)
2000
ComposerLeftfield Feat. Afrika Bambaataa: Afrika Shox
(Video short)
1999
ComposerAfrika Bambaataa & WestBam: Agharta - The City of Shamballa (Subterranean World)
(Video short)
1998
ComposerAfrika Bambaataa & the Soulsonic Force: Planet Rock
(Video short)
1982
RoleTitleYear
Music departmentHip-Hop Honors
(TV Special) (additional music courtesy of)
2004
Music departmentGraffiti Rock
(TV Short) (music consultant)
1984
RoleTitleYear
Additional CrewGraffiti Rock
(TV Short) (music consultant - as DJ Afrika Bambaataa)
1984
RoleTitleYear
ThanksMojo Bones
(Video) (thanks)
2006
RoleTitleYear
SelfTrue Harlem Hip Hop Story: Mike N Dave
(Documentary) Self
2018
SelfFalco - Die ultimative Doku
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2017
SelfSoundbreaking: Stories from the Cutting Edge of Recorded Music
(TV Mini-Series documentary) Self - I Am My Music (2016) ... Self - The World Is Yours (2016) ... Self
2016
SelfHip-Hop Evolution
(TV Series documentary) Self - The Underground to the Mainstream (2016) ... Self - The Foundation (2016) ... Self
2016
Self808
(Documentary) Self
2015
SelfLondon Real
(TV Series) Self - Guest - Afrika Bambaataa - Godfather of Hip Hop (2014) ... Self - Guest
2014
SelfAnthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown
(TV Series documentary) Self - The Bronx (2014) ... Self
2014
SelfEsquenta!
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 8 September 2013 (2013) ... Self
2013
SelfThe Bass That Ate Miami: The Foundation
(Documentary) Self
2013
SelfSample: Not for Sale
(Documentary) Self - Interviewee
2012
SelfSample This
(Documentary)
2012
SelfDon Cornelius: Visionary, Trailblazer & Cultural Icon
(TV Movie) Self
2012
SelfHow the Brits Rocked America
(TV Mini-Series documentary) Self - We're the Kids in America (2012) ... Self
2012
SelfSomething from Nothing: The Art of Rap
(Documentary) Self
2012
SelfRock in Rio
(TV Series) Self - Performer - Episode #4.4 (2011) ... Self - Performer
2011
SelfThe Best of: BlacksInActionTV.Com
(Documentary) Self
2010
SelfMusic
(Documentary) Self
2010
SelfWhat Ever Happened to Hip Hop?
(Documentary) Self
2009
SelfWelcome to the 80's
(TV Series documentary) Self - House-Nation und Acid-Parties (2009) ... Self - Rap, Breakdance und Graffiti (2009) ... Self
2009
SelfBlack to the Future
(TV Series) Self
2009
SelfHip hop prica iz Hrvatske
(Documentary) Self
2008
SelfWhat's in My Bag?
(TV Series short) Self - Afrika Bambaataa (2008) ... Self
2008
SelfNY77: The Coolest Year in Hell
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2007
SelfHip Hop Legends
(Video)
2007
Self3rd Annual VH1 Hip-Hop Honors
(TV Special) Self - Honoree
2006
SelfBreaking the Rules
(Documentary) Self
2006
SelfJohn Lydon: The Best of British £1 Notes
(Video) Self
2005
SelfAnd You Don't Stop: 30 Years of Hip-Hop
(TV Mini-Series documentary) Self - Back in the Day (2004) ... Self
2004
SelfJust to Get a Rep
(Documentary) Self
2004
SelfRage
(TV Series) Self - Afrika Bambaataa Guest Programs Rage (2004) ... Self
2004
SelfAmerican Masters
(TV Series documentary) Self - James Brown: Soul Survivor (2003) ... Self
2003
Self5 Sides of a Coin
(Documentary) Self
2003
SelfThe Freshest Kids
(Video documentary)
2002
SelfThe Making and Meaning of 'We Are Family'
(Documentary) Self
2002
SelfThis Way Up
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.4 (2001) ... Self
2001
SelfScratch
(Documentary) Self
2001
SelfBET Tonight with Ed Gordon
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 11 November 1999 (1999) ... Self
1999
SelfThe 1999 Source Hip-Hop Music Awards
(TV Special) Self
1999
SelfModulations
(Documentary) Self
1998
SelfBattle Sounds
(Documentary) Self
1997
SelfRap: Looking for the Perfect Beat
(TV Movie documentary) Self
1995
SelfThe Show
(Documentary) Self
1995
SelfHere Come the Drums
(TV Movie documentary) Self
1993
SelfFestivalbar
(TV Series) Themselves - Episode dated 13 August 1991 (1991) ... Themselves
1991
SelfOvercoming Self-Destruction
(Video) Self
1990
SelfRapmania: The Roots of Rap
(TV Movie documentary) Self
1990
SelfRed Hot and Blue
(TV Movie) Self
1990
SelfSacrée soirée
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 7 September 1988 (1988) ... Self
1988
SelfApb
(TV Series) Themselves - Episode #1.9 (1988) ... Themselves
1988
SelfSun City: Artists United Against Apartheid
(Video documentary) Self
1985
SelfLivewire
(TV Series) Self - Livewire (1984) ... Self
1984
SelfArena
(TV Series documentary) Self - Beat This!: A Hip Hop History (1984) ... Self
1984
SelfBeat Street
Self
1984
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageBeastie Boys Story
(Documentary) Self
2020
Archive footageThe Public Image is Rotten
(Documentary) Self
2017
Archive footagePop Galerie Reloaded
(TV Series documentary) Self - Falco (2009) ... Self
2009
Archive footageImagine
(TV Series) Self - Jay-Z: He Came, He Saw, He Conquered (2008) ... Self
2008
Archive footageDestination Planet Rock
(Video short)
2007
Archive footageSoul Deep: The Story of Black Popular Music
(TV Series documentary) Self - Ain't It Funky (2005) ... Self
2005
Archive footageVH1 Presents the 80's
(TV Mini-Series) - Hip Hop/R&B (2001)
2001
Archive footageFalco - Hoch wie nie
(Video) Self
1998
Archive footageGangsta Rap: An MTV News Special Report
(TV Movie documentary) Self - Disc Jockey
1994