Afrika Bambaataa

Afrika Bambaataa

Highest Rated: 100% 808 (2015)

Lowest Rated: 33% Modulations (1998)

Birthday: Apr 17, 1957

Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

Afrika Bambaataa worked on a variety of projects during his entertainment career. Bambaataa had an early acting career in film, appearing in such titles as the Rae Dawn Chong musical "Beat Street" (1984), the documentary "The Show" (1995) with Craig Mack and "Modulations" (1998). Bambaataa worked in television around the start of his acting career with a role on "Rock & Roll" (PBS, 1995-96). Bambaataa also contributed music to "The Colored Museum" (PBS, 1990-91). In the nineties and the early 2000s, Bambaataa devoted his time to various credits, such as "Dance Crazy" (TLC, 1999-2000), "The Original Kings of Comedy" (2000) starring Steve Harvey and "Save the Last Dance" (2001) starring Julia Stiles. He also worked on "Scratch" with DJ Q-Bert (2002) and "And You Don't Stop: 30 Years of Hip Hop" (VH1, 2004-05). Bambaataa's music was also featured in the Emile Hirsch dramatic comedy "The Girl Next Door" (2004), the comedic adaptation "The Honeymooners" (2005) with Cedric The Entertainer and the comedic drama "ATL" (2006) with Tip "T.I." Harris. In addition to his music, Bambaataa also appeared on-screen in the Ice-T documentary "Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap" (2012) and the documentary "Sample This" (2013) with Gene Simmons. Bambaataa most recently appeared on the John Leguizamo documentary "Rubble Kings" (2015).

Highest rated movies

Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap




No Score Yet No Score Yet Hip-Hop Evolution Self - 2016
100% 67% 808 Afrika Bambaataa (Character) - 2015
86% 77% Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap Unknown (Character) $288.3K 2012
No Score Yet 50% 5 Sides of a Coin Unknown (Character) - 2003
94% 93% Scratch Self $291.0K 2001
33% 79% Modulations Unknown (Character) $138.4K 1998


No Score Yet 91% Hip Hop Evolution Unknown (Character) 2016