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Customer Reviews

love it

this song is really awesome

compared to the original

although the lyrics sound a little more clear, i'm spoiled by the first...beatwise, it's actually slightly more solid, but the acapella chant at the beginning chorus "rock rock to the planet rock dont' stop" are ridiculously *weak*.

also the little asian solo is also far weaker than the original.

it sounds like a a bad remake to a better backbeat, by a much older crew

Not the original version

This mix is pretty close to the original but it is not. The vocals are much weaker and they added a few more lines/versus. Where is the original?

Biography

Born: April 17, 1957 in New York, NY [The Bronx]

Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap

Years Active: '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s

A seminal Bronx DJ during the 1970s, Afrika Bambaataa ascended to godfather status with "Planet Rock," the 1982 hip-hop classic that blended the beats of hip-hop with techno-pop futurism inspired by German pioneers Kraftwerk. Even before he began recording in 1980, Bambaataa was hip-hop's foremost DJ, an organizer and promoter of the large block parties during the mid- to late '70s that presaged the rise of rap. After the success of "Planet Rock," he recorded electro-oriented rap only sparingly,...
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