Renegades of Funk

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Artist(s)
Top Chart Position (Hot 100)
Did not chart
Year Released
1983
Album
Planet Rock: The Album
Writer(s)
Afrika Bambaataa, Arthur Baker, John Miller, John Robie
RIAA Certification
NONE
Sequence song appears
Crockett and Tubbs in bar looking for info on Escobars
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"Renegades of Funk" is a song by Afrika Bambaataa & Soulsonic Force, featured on the album Planet Rock: The Album in 1983 and released as a single that year. It appeared in the Miami Vice episode "The Maze".

Notes

  • "Renegades of Funk" is an early example of a combination of rap, hip-hop and electronica, and is considered a pioneering recording in each. It was released as a 12-inch single only in 1983, then included on the album Planet Rock: The Album in 1986.
  • The song was covered by the group Rage Against The Machine in 2000.
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Afrika Bambaataa - Renegades of Funk

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