Shoutout to The Word TV Afrika Bambaataa is one of the three main originators of break-beat deejaying, and is respectfully known as the “Grandfather” and “Godfather” of Hip Hop Culture as well as The Father of The Electro Funk Sound. Through his co-opting of the street gang the Black Spades into the music and culture-oriented Zulu Nation, he is responsible for spreading rap and hip-hop culture throughout the world. He has consistently made records nationally and internationally, every one to two years, spanning the 1980′s into the next Millennium 2000.

[Video] The Word TV interviews Afrika Bambaataa

Syd Woodward, DJ She and Axiom created THE WORD over 4 years ago. This was the birth of everything the Grounded TV Network is today. With THE WORD, they aim to bring you the best thought provoking Hip Hop from around the world. They have interviews coming out with artists such as: Africa Bambaata, Pigeon Jon, Maclamore, DJ Nu Mark, Abstract Rude and many more.

Afrika Bambaataa is one of the three main originators of break-beat deejaying, and is respectfully known as the “Grandfather” and “Godfather” of Hip Hop Culture as well as The Father of The Electro Funk Sound. Through his co-opting of the street gang the Black Spades into the music and culture-oriented Zulu Nation, he is responsible for spreading rap and hip-hop culture throughout the world. He has consistently made records nationally and internationally, every one to two years, spanning the 1980′s into the next Millennium 2000.