Black Friday 2014 > Afrika Bambaataa & The Soul Sonic Force - Planet Rock

Afrika Bambaataa & The Soul Sonic Force

Planet Rock


Event: Black Friday 2014
Release Date: 11/28/2014
Format: 12" Vinyl
Label: Get On Down
Quantity: 1982
Release type: RSD Exclusive Release


Fresh off Bambaataa's historic donation of his vinyl collection to the Cornell University Hip-Hop Collection and the Fall 2014 "Renegades of Rhythm" tour by DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist celebrating his unparalleled contribution to hip-hop, Get On Down celebrates the song for which the Godfather of Hip-Hop is best known: 1982's "Planet Rock", a Kraftwerk-meets-Bronx B-Boy anthem. Renowned the world over as a never-fail floor-filler, this new 12" pressing is on glow-in-the-dark vinyl for the first time ever. Although Bambaataa may have gotten top billing on the release, it was a team effort, with crucial contributions by a team including DJ Jazzy Jay, Afrika Islam, Arthur Baker, John Robie, a Roland TR-808 drum machine (aka Planet Patrol) and of course MCs Mr. Biggs, G.L.O.B.E. and Pow Wow.

TRACK LISTING: "Planet Rock"/"Planet Rock (Instrumental)"