Wednesday, 4 April 2012

SONG FOR TODAY: Afrika Bambaataa And The Soul Sonic Force - Planet Rock

"'Planet Rock' is a 1982 song by Afrika Bambaataa & The Soul Sonic Force. The background and hooks featured Marvella Murray, Yvette Murray, Melissa Johnson and Sandra Wheeler. Although it was only a minor hit in the United StatesCanada, and UK, it helped change the foundations of hip-hop and dance music. It is credited with developing the electro style, building on the work of Kraftwerk and Yellow Magic Orchestra, and helped pave the way for other genres such as technohouse, and trance...."

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