Posts tagged "Sugarhill Gang"

Big Bank Hank, Sugarhill Gang Rapper, Dead at Age 57

Big Bank Hank, who along with Wonder Mike and Master Gee comprised the pivotal early rap group Sugarhill Gang, died today, with cancer believed to…
By: Andrew Unterberger / November 11, 2014

Here’s Brian Williams’ ‘Rapper’s Delight’ Supercut Jimmy Fallon Forced Upon Us

Jimmy Fallon is just three days into his tenure as host of The Tonight Show, but the 39-year-old multi-threat looks like he's committed to the…
By: Kyle McGovern / February 20, 2014

The Sugarhill Gang, Living Colour, Grandmaster Caz Join Forces in Harlem Church for Epic ‘Rapper’s Delight’

On the same day that Jay-Z invaded a Chelsea art gallery to promote a five-million-dollar Samsung tie-in, two members of the Sugarhill Gang turned u…
By: Christopher R. Weingarten / July 11, 2013

Superrappin’: 8 Essential Oldest-School Rap Albums

No one knows exactly when rap started. Maestros like Kool Herc and Grandmaster Flash imported sound-system basics to the Bronx from the Caribbean through the…
By: Chuck Eddy / February 22, 2013

Donna Summer’s ‘I Feel Love’ Honored by Library of Congress

For a lot of people, disco never died. For others, it came back to life in the past 15 years, as James Murphy's DFA label…
By: Marc Hogan / May 23, 2012