Category: Rock

Rappers Delight

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  1. Product Description. The definitive collection of the rap pioneers! Kicking off with that epochal single, "Rapper's Delight" (the first rap song to hit the Top 10 on the Billboard pop chart), it includes all of the band's R&B hits in their original inch versions, many of which make their CD debut/5().
  2. Rapper's Delight is a classic but Sugarhill didn't originate a damn thing. If Rapper's Delight came out first, then that means they copied Spoonie from seeing him live. Then, this submission should be deleted. Regarding your other submission below, I have no idea what you're talking about there. I'm recommending that one for deletion.
  3. "Rapper's Delight," released on September 16, , was a serious push to get a rap record into the mainstream, and it worked. The song reached the Hot (at #84) on the chart dated November 10, and cracked the Top 40 (at #37) on January 5, peaking at #36 a week later.
  4. Rapper's Delight Sugarhill Gang Format: Vinyl. out of 5 stars 18 ratings. See all 7 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Audio CD, June 16, "Please retry" $ $ /5(18).
  5. Other articles where Rapper’s Delight is discussed: hip-hop: Origins and the old school: the Sugarhill Gang’s song “Rapper’s Delight” () on the independent African American-owned label Sugar Hill. Within weeks of its release, it had become a chart-topping phenomenon and given its name to a new genre of pop music. The major pioneers of rapping were Grandmaster Flash and the.
  6. As one of the first rap songs, Rapper's Delight() has a very definite place in music history. to say it was a trendsetter is an understatement. If you think of it subsequent rap was a crib on this song. It is one of the very few rap songs that I like/5(9).
  7. About Rapper's Delight "Rapper's Delight" is a hip hop track by the Sugarhill Gang and produced by Sylvia Robinson. While it was not the first single to include rapping, "Rapper's Delight" is credited for introducing hip hop music to a wide audience, reaching the top 40 in the United States, as well as the top 3 in the UK and number-one in.
  8. Lyrics to 'Rappers Delight' by Sugarhill Gang: I said-a hip, hop, the hippie, the hippie To the hip hip hop-a you don't stop the rock, It to the bang-bang boogie, say up jump the boogie To the rhythm of the boogie, the beat Now what you hear is not a test: I'm rappin' to the beat.
  9. Though the Sugarhill Gang inaugurated the history of recorded hip-hop with their single "Rapper's Delight," a multi-platinum-seller and radio hit in , the group was cooked up to cash in on a supposed novelty item. Music industry producer and label owner Sylvia Robinson had become aware of the massive hip-hop block parties occurring around the New York area during the late '70s, so she.

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