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Who was the first to generate a genre of music that would form into one of todays biggest genres This so-called founder and Grandfather 1 of this new-age mix of beats was Kevin Donovan known to the Hip-Hop world and others as Afrika Bambaataa He founded the Universal Zulu Nation This Zulu Nation was originated in 1974 which was a reorganization of a group called The Organization This Zulu Nation was organized of collective DJs Break Dancers and Graffiti Artist Their intension was to bring social consciousness to Hip-Hop This be-bopping mix of beats and scratching of records was created in the early 70s by Afrika and Kool Herc The two of them together brought in a new era of music Afrika respectively earned the title Grandfather 1 of Hip-Hop because of his spreading of the Hip-Hop culture throughout the world His use of drum machines and computer sounds was prime in changing way to RB and other urban music However while Afrika paved the way of Hip-Hop by his drum machines and new ways Kool Herc was also teaming up with this Hip-Hop new age genre Kool was creating a way to generate a longer break dance period in the middle of a song Kool did this by what is called cutting which is switching between two record tables so that there would be an extended break dancing time 2 The two had broken pathway to a new era that will continue to grow As observed in the later 70s and early 80s a new way of a musical competition was created This free styling or now called battling was similar to what cutting contests were in jazz a generation earlier 2 These new Hip-Hop competitions would meet in city parks or local clubs This style of Hip-Hop paved way to new coming artist and was a way for underground rappers to try to break into the record business In 1986
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