Trapped In A Culture - Leila Wills

Trapped In A Culture - Leila Wills

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The foundation of hip hop is shattered when icon Afrika Bambaataa and his Universal Zulu Nation are accused of child sexual abuse and statutory rape by several men.


6 Peace, Unity, Love, and Having Fun
Mar 21 • 31 min
Afrika Bambaataa is accused of transporting minors across state lines for sexual purposes. Bambaataa and the Zulu Nation enjoy honors from other artists while child sexual abuse and statutory rape allegations inspire activism.Voices in Order of…
5 What’s the Name of This Nation?
Mar 4 • 29 min
Afrika Bambaataa infuses the Zulu Nation with the teachings of cult leader and convicted child rapist Malachi York. Other men in the Zulu Nation are accused of participating in pedophilia and statutory rape.Voices in Order of AppearanceMalachi York,…
4 Amen Ra of Hip Hop
Feb 26 • 18 min
The foundation of the Zulu Nation changes when Afrika Bambaataa becomes a student of cult leader and convicted child rapist Malachi York. Bambaataa morphs into the Amen Ra (God) of Hip Hop Culture.Voices in Order of AppearanceAli Muhammad, Human Rights…
3 Hateration
Feb 17 • 15 min
Afrika Bambaataa and the Zulu Nation inspire the next generation of hip hop artists. Bambaataa borrows from the 5% Nation and forges connections with Khallid Muhammad of the Nation of Islam and Malachi York, leader of the Nuwabians. *The 5% Nation is the…
2 Can Y’all Get Funky
Feb 10 • 15 min
Hip-Hop explodes into the mainstream. The Zulu Nation’s Afrika Bambaataa and the Soul Sonic Force drop the hit record Planet Rock. Bambaataa also spends time with underage boys.Voices in Order of Appearance:Kool DJ Dee, President of the First Division,…
1 Zulu Nation Throwdown
Jan 30 • 15 min
A look at the socioeconomic conditions when Afrika Bambaataa becomes a Black Spade and then a DJ. He meets three boys in 1977, 1979, and 1980. They would later accuse him of sexual abuse.
Introduction to Trapped In A Culture Podcast
Jan 20 • 3 min
The foundation of hip hop is shattered when icon Afrika Bambaataa is accused of child sexual abuse and statutory rape by several men.