The Sugarhill Gang

The Sugarhill Gang

Top Songs

1
Rapper's Delight (7" Single Version)
2
Jump On It!
3
Sugar Hill Groove
4
Kids' Rapper's Delight (Kid's Rap-Along)
5
Sugarhill Groove

Albums

About

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 singl... Read more

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