Planet Rock - The Album
Planet Rock - The Album
Studio album by Afrika Bambaataa & Soulsonic Force


1 December 1986




Hip hop, electro




Tommy Boy/Warner Bros.


Arthur Baker, Afrika Bambaataa, Leroi Evans, Keith LeBlanc, Skip McDonald, John Robie, Rae Serrano, Doug Wimbish

Afrika Bambaataa & Soulsonic Force albums


Lost Generation (1996)

Planet Rock - The Album is the debut studio album by American hip hop group Afrika Bambaataa & Soulsonic Force, released in 1986 on Tommy Boy Records. The album is essentially a collection of singles released by the group from 1982 to 1984 in addition to a remix and three new songs. The song "Planet Rock" is one of the earliest hip hop hits and serves as one of its pioneering recordings. 

Track listingEdit

No. Title Performer(s) Writer(s) Producer(s) Time
1. "Planet Rock" Afrika Bambaataa, Soulsonic Force Allen, Baker, Bambaataa, Hutter, Miller, Robie, Schneider, Schult, Williams Arthur Baker 7:30
2. "Looking for the Perfect Beat" Afrika Bambaataa, Soulsonic Force Allen, Baker, Bambaataa, Millier, Robie, Williams Arthur Baker, John Robie 6:51
3. "Renegades of Funk" Afrika Bambaataa, Soulsonic Force Baker, Bambaataa, Miller, Robie Arthur Baker, John Robie 6:45
4. "Frantic Situation" Afrika Bambaataa, Soulsonic Force Allen, Baker, Bamaataa, Evans, Fowler, Henderson, Miller, Serrano, Williams Arthur Baker 5:07
5. "Who You Funkin' With?" Afrika Bambaataa, Soulsonic Force, Melle Mel Alexander, Allen, Bambaataa, Glover, LeBlanc, Miller, Williams, Wimbish Afrika Bambaataa, Doug Wimbish, Keith LeBlanc, Skip McDonald 6:23
6. "Go-Go Pop" Afrika Bambaataa, Soulsonic Force, Trouble Funk Allen, Bambaataa, Evans, Miller, Serrano, Williams Leroi Evans, Rae Serrano 6:00
7. "They Made a Mistake" M.C. G.L.O.B.E., Pow Wow Allen, Alexander, LeBlanc, Miller, Wimbish Doug Wimbish, Keith LeBlanc, Skip McDonald 5:30
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