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Music, BeatBox Father Afrika commands large-scale musical hypnosis

Father Afrika commands large-scale musical hypnosis

If you want to understand just how vital Afrika Bambaataa was to hip-hop's early development, it's still best to listen to "Planet Rock." Besides its all-encompassing vision of a world united by music — elevating the feel-good vibe of South…
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Music, Sister Act

Sister Act

ESG (Emerald, Sapphire, and Gold) was formed in the South Bronx in 1978 by teenage sisters Renee, Valerie, Deborah, and Marie Scroggins. Their mother, keen to keep them off the streets and out of trouble, had bought them a drum…
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