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Sugarhill Gang on Conan

Watch Sugarhill Gang Perform ‘Rapper’s Delight’ For Conan

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

It’s hard to believe, but it was 37 years ago that the first rap single broke onto the Billboard Top 40.

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R.I.P. Joseph Robinson of Sugarhill Gang 1962-2015

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Joseph Robinson was a pioneer of hip-hop and owner of Sugarhill Gang Records.

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Sugarhill Gang Big Bank Hank

Big Bank Hank Of Sugarhill Gang Dead At 57

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Big Bank Hank of the rap pioneers The Sugarhill Gang passed away early Tuesday at the age of 57 after battling cancer.

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Grandmaster Flash The Message

Rolling Stone Reveal 50 Greatest Hip-Hop Songs

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

There are still many people out in the world that consider rap and hip-hop that “new music” but, the fact is, it has been around a long, long time and has built up quite a legacy of recordings.

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