The Sugarhill Gang

    The Sugarhill Gang

    • The Sugarhill Gang
    The Sugarhill Gang

    The Sugarhill Gang

    • The Sugarhill Gang

    The Sugarhill Gang

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    Rapper's Delight (7" Single Version)The Sugarhill Gang
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    ApacheThe Sugarhill Gang
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    Kids' Rapper's Delight [Kid's Rap-Along]The Sugarhill Gang
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    Jump On It!The Sugarhill Gang
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    Sugar Hill GrooveThe Sugarhill Gang

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        Though the Sugarhill Gang inaugurated the history of recorded hip-hop with their single "Rapper's Delight," a multi-platinum-seller and radio hit in 1979, the group was cooked up to cash in on a supposed novelty item. Music industry producer and label owner Sylvia Robinson had become aware of the massive hip-hop block parties occurring around the New York area during the late '70s, so she gathered three local rappers (Master Gee, Wonder Mike, and Big Bank Hank) to record a singl... Read more

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