Sony/ATV signs worldwide deal with Afrika Bambaataa


Sony/ATV Music Publishing has signed a long-term, worldwide deal (excluding North America), with hip hop pioneer and “Godfather” Afrika Bambaataa (pictured).

The agreement covers the entire songwriting catalogue and future work of Bambaataa, who was at the forefront of the development of the hip hop genre in the late 1970s.

Guy Moot, Sony/ATV UK managing director and president, European creative, said: “It is great to welcome to Sony/ATV one of the founders of hip hop and a true ...

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