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DJ Shadow, Cut Chemist Spin Afrika Bambaataa’s Old Records: Photos From the Event

Vinyl originally collected by the legendary Zulu Nation chief comes back to life at New York’s Irving Plaza. Here’s our best photos from the event

Afrika Bambaataa enjoying the show.

Afrika Bambaataa enjoying the show at Irving Plaza on September 4th, 2014 in New York City.

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Last night, September 4th, DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist played their favorite records from Afrika Bambaataa's 42,000-disc collection for New York's Irving Plaza. Read David Fricke's report, and check out some of our best shots.

DJ Shadow and DJ Cut Chemist perform at Irving Plaza

CAPTION: September 4, 2014. Dj Cut Chemist and Dj Shadow perform Afrika Bambaataa mixes at Irving Plaza, NYC. Afrika Bambaataa guest. Photographs by Margarita Corporan for Rolling Stone

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Jazzy Sensations

DJ Shadow and DJ Cut Chemist perform at Irving Plaza on September 4th, 2014 in New York City.

DJ Shadow and DJ Cut Chemist point to Afrika Bambaataa

CAPTION: September 4, 2014. Dj Cut Chemist and Dj Shadow perform Afrika Bambaataa mixes at Irving Plaza, NYC. Afrika Bambaataa guest. Photographs by Margarita Corporan for Rolling Stone

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The Man Upstairs

DJ Shadow and DJ Cut Chemist point to Afrika Bambaataa in the audience at Irving Plaza on September 4th, 2014 in New York City.

Afrika Bambaataa smiles during DJ Shadow and DJ Cut Chemist's performance

CAPTION: September 4, 2014. Dj Cut Chemist and Dj Shadow perform Afrika Bambaataa mixes at Irving Plaza, NYC. Afrika Bambaataa guest. Photographs by Margarita Corporan for Rolling Stone

Peace, Unity, Love and Having Fun

Afrika Bambaataa smiles during DJ Shadow and DJ Cut Chemist's performance at Irivng Plaza on September 4th, 2014 in New York City.

A view of the audience at Irving Plaza

CAPTION: September 4, 2014. Dj Cut Chemist and Dj Shadow perform Afrika Bambaataa mixes at Irving Plaza, NYC. Afrika Bambaataa guest. Photographs by Margarita Corporan for Rolling Stone

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Round of Applause

A view of the audience at Irving Plaza on September 4th, 2014 in New York City

B-Boys take over the dance floor

CAPTION: September 4, 2014. Dj Cut Chemist and Dj Shadow perform Afrika Bambaataa mixes at Irving Plaza, NYC. Afrika Bambaataa guest. Photographs by Margarita Corporan for Rolling Stone

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Breakin’

B-Boys take over the dance floor at Irving Plaza on September 4th, 2014 in New York City.

DJ Cut Chemist and DJ Shadow hang out backstage with Afrika Bambaataa

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Unity

DJ Cut Chemist and DJ Shadow hang out backstage with Afrika Bambaataa on September 4th, 2014 at Irving Plaza in New York City.

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