The Pied Piper of Hip Hop by Steven Hager
Series: History of Hip Hop, Book 2 · Adventures in Journalism, Book 1.
Approx. 6,390 words.
Published on February 5, 2012.
This extensive profile of Afrika Bambaataa was the first time the words "hip hop" appeared in the Village Voice and this story woke many people up to the fact that rap music, break dancing and graffiti were all artistically connected.