[youtube id=”5rD3F36URKI”] The Sugarhill Gang were Conan O’Brien’s  musical guests last night and they performed their legendary “Rapper’s Delight” single. It’s been almost 40 years since “Rapper’s Delight” came out and signaled the commercial rise of hip-hop. Some of the audience’s younger members were more than likely puzzled to hearContinue Reading

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[youtube id=”ljUnyv5XUA8″] Henry “Big Bank Hank” Jackson, who as one member of the original lineup of The Sugarhill Gang passed in New York City today of cancer. Jackson, along with Michael “Wonder Mike” Wright and Guy “Master Gee” O’Brien were the first rappers to have Billboard success with the meteoricContinue Reading

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