Afrika Bambaataa

The civil lawsuit against Afrika Bambaataa for alleged sexual abuse by a victim known as "John Doe" has reached a key point as the victim's lawyer filed a motion to obtain a default judgment against the Hip-Hop pioneer in the Bronx Supreme Court. Reportedly, Bambaataa hasn't responded to the court since last year.

A new lawsuit filed in New York's Supreme Court contains disturbing allegations against Afrika Bambattaa, claiming that he abused the plaintiff sexually when he was 12 as part of actions "to target, groom, and sexually abuse children.”

MC Shan was the latest subject of DJ Vlad’s camera and he revealed something most men his age still struggle with, being molested as a child.

Afrika Bambaataa has been dogged recently by allegations that he sexually abused several boys while organizing the Universal Zulu Nation in the Bronx. With several men coming forward, a new piece from Vice’s Thump examines whether or not Zulu Nation members had knowledge of Bambaataa’s allegedly foul acts.

While many in Hip Hop, including the Zulu Nation, have turned their backs on Afrika Bambaataa after child molestation allegations against him, KRS-One is still defending him.

The Zulu Nation has changed their mind on the whole “the government is trying to take us down” theory in regards to molestation allegations against Afrika Bambaataa. Today [June 1] the organization issued a statement apologizing to Bambaataa’s accusers and how they handled their claims.

Afrika Bambaataa finally publicly addressed the multiple allegations of child molestation that have been hurled against him. In an interview with Fox 5 in NYC, the founder of the Universal Zulu Nation vehemently denied that he abused underaged boys years ago.

The legacy of Afrika Bambaataa is in jeopardy after multiple men alleging that he sexually abused the as young boys have come forward recently. The founder of the Universal Zulu Nation, which recently distanced himself from him, denied these claims in a recent interview. 

The Universal Zulu Nation has sent out a press release announcing that the organization is now “under new leadership.”

Legendary, but loquacious, MC KRS-One has released a lengthy statement to clarify his recent statement defending Afrika Bambaataa amidst the child sex abuse allegations surfacing against him.

A man claiming to be Afrika Bambaataa’s ex-bodyguard has come forth to add his two cents on recent child molestation allegations made against the Hip-Hop pioneer.

Hip-Hop pioneer Afrika Bambaataa has been accused by three more men of sexual abuse and molestation. The claims follow the first accusation made earlier this month.