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Sugarhill Gang

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Biography:
Birth Place: Englewood, New Jersey
Years Active: 1975–present
Genres: Old School Hip Hop, Funk

The Sugarhill Gang is a hip-hop group from Englewood, New Jersey. The group's sound combines hip-hop with funk, R&B, and elements of a disco beat. The line-up consists of Wonder Mike, Big Bank Hank, and Master Gee. The trio was assembled into a group by producer Sylvia Robinson, who also founded Sugar Hill Records, along with her husband, record mogul Joe Robinson They shot to fame in 1979 with the hit title track, “Rapper's Delight,” from their 1980 debut album earning the band the status of being the first hip-hop group to have a Top 40 chart hit. Their second album, “8th Wonder,” produced the minor hits, “Apache” “Showdown” featuring Grandmaster Flash the Furious Fiv...

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Albums:

Sugarhill Gang

8th Wonder

Jump On It!

Livin' In The Fast Lane

Apache/Rapper's Delight

Rhino Hi-Five: The Sugarhill Gang

Rapper's Delight

Rapper's Delight: The Best Of The Sugarhill G…

The Sugarhill Records Story

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