HIP HOP ICONS THE SUGARHILL GANG CELEBRATES THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF “RAPPER’S DELIGHT”
THE SUGARHILL GANG JOINS HIP HOP PIONEERS GRANDMASTER MELLE MEL & SCORPIO OF THE FURIOUS 5 TO FORM SUPERGROUP
In 2019, the Sugarhill Gang , one of Hip Hop’s legendary groups, will be celebrating the 40th anniversary of their hit “Rapper’s Delight.” Released on Sugarhill Records, the song was produced by Sylvia Robinson and featured songwriting from Nile Rogers and Bernard Edwards. It was the first rap single to become a Top 40 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 and is RIAA certified 2x Platinum. The song became an international hit in the UK, Canada, France, Germany, Sweden, and Switzerland to name a few. It has been featured on TV and in movies as well as the lyrics sampled by various artists.