THIS DAY IN HIP HOP AND RAP HISTORY
created: April 17th, 2012 |
This Day in Hip Hop and Rap History
Host: Chuck D w/ Duke Eatmon & Ron Maskell
April 17th, 2012
April 17th – Afrika Bambaataa And The Soul Sonic Force release the groundbreaking single “Planet Rock” on Tommy Boy Records, on this day in 1982.
The futuristic electronic hip-hop funk classic borrows heavily from the underground techno classic “Trans Europe Express” by Germany’s Kraftwerk.