The Sugarhill Gang
Favorite

The Sugarhill Gang

Share

Top Songs

1
Rapper's Delight [7" Single Version]
2
Apache
3
Jump on It!
4
8th Wonder
5
Sugar Hill Groove

Albums

  • Apache / Rapper's Delight [Digital 45]

    Jul 2009 • 2 songs

  • Livin' In The Fast Lane

    Jun 2009 • 7 songs

  • Rhino Hi-Five: The Sugarhill Gang

    Mar 2005 • 5 songs

Similar Artists

About

  • The Sugarhill Gang
  • Biography

    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 single. Infectious and catchy, "Rapper's Delight" borrowed the break from Chic's "Good Times" and became ...
    Read more

    Chat About The Sugarhill Gang

    Music, radio and podcasts, all free. Listen online or download the iHeartRadio App.

    Connect

    © 2020 iHeartMedia, Inc.