- Credited with formulating the building blocks upon which Hip-Hop was erected, Afrika Bambaataa's insight is truly priceless, and recently the respected lyricist sat down with VladTV to discuss a myriad of subjects, like creating a coalition to preserve Hip-Hop culture and the existence of ageism in the art form.
As the global genre continues to expand and may even reach intergalactic heights, Afrika challenges Hip-Hop's respected artists to come together to help sustain the culture and even the health of its creators, and even suggests securing medical insurance for its participants.
Everything from the evolution of deejaying to the Illuminati to ageism as it relates to Hip-Hop is discussed in this insightful clip. The South Bronx legend also questions why other musical genres can grow with their artists, but Hip-Hop continues to place expiration dates on its artists.
For more insight on what the acclaimed Hip-Hop pioneer has to say, watch the full clip up top.