*As has been reported, Afrika Bambaataa who is credited as a founder of Hip-Hop, has recently been accused of molestation by multiple men.
Bambaataa sat down exclusively with Lisa Evers, FOX 5 Reporter and Host of “Street Soldiers” to discuss these allegations. He claims he “never abused nobody.”
Part 1 will air tonight in NYC on FOX 5 News at 10 p.m., following “Empire.” Part 2 will air tomorrow morning on “Good Day New York.”
ON THE SEXUAL ABUSE ALLEGATIONS FROM DECADES AGO
“I NEVER ABUSED NOBODY”
BAMBAATAA’S RESPONSE TO THE SEX ABUSE ALLEGATIONS
“I WAS SAYING LIKE, ‘WOW, WHY NOW?’”
ON HOW HE REACTED WHEN HE HEARD THE ALLEGATIONS
“IT WAS DEFINITELY HURTING AND DEFINITELY CRAZY TO HEAR THIS NOW WHEN I WAS DOING SO MANY OTHER WORKS IN THE COMMUNITY AT THE TIME.”
ON THOSE WHO ARE SPREADING THE ACCUSATIONS
“MANY OF THE PEOPLE NEVER WANT TO SPEAK TO MY OTHER MEMBERS WHO WERE OF THAT ERA. THEY JUST GOING ALONG WITH HE SAY, SHE SAY….WHAT THEY CALL GOSSIP.”
ON THE CHAOS SURROUNDING THE ORGANIZATION HE FOUNDED
“I WILL ALWAYS CARRY THE BANNER AND FLAG OF THE UNIVERSAL ZULU NATION.”
The full interview will air on “Street Soldiers with Lisa Evers” Saturday night on FOX 5 at 10:30pm.