Afrika Bambaataa: Zulu Nation Was Created to Turn Gangs Positive – Legendary Hip-Hop pioneer Afrika Bambaataa opened up to VladTV about the inception of The Universal Zulu Nation, and reveals that he started the group as a way to turn street gangs into a positive force.

The Bronx emcee also explains the meaning of the Zulu Nation name, revealing that it comes from “the great leadership of Zulu under Shaka Zulu.” He adds that every November marks Hip-Hop History Month and is a time to honor the pioneers and great leaders of the craft.

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