• BLACK MUSIC MOMENT #45: Afrika Bambaataa Organizes The Black Spades Gang Into The Zulu Nation

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    1605 East 174th Street, Bronx NY 10460

    When: November 12, 1973

    What: Wanting to combine his love for music with his influence on fellow gang members and other local kids to create a force for positive change, Afrika Bambaataa organizes one of the largest gangs in New York City into the Universal Zulu Nation, helping to promote hip-hop culture.

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