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The Hip-Hop community mourns a legend

by Rachel Chu

Staff Writer

On November 11, only days after their Sewanee performance, the Sugarhill Gang’s original member Henry Lee Jackson, better known as “Big Bank Hank,” passed away at the age of 58 due to complications from cancer treatment. 225 more words

Arts And Entertainment

RIP Big Bank Hank

It is sad to say we lost another Hip Hop legend.

Big Bank Hank from the Sugar Hill Gang passed on Nov. 11 from Cancer. We lost yet another Hip Hop Pioneer from cancer just as Big DS (Oynx) and Guru (Gift Unlimited Rhymes Universal). 196 more words

I Am Classic Hip Hop

RIP Big Bank Hank

It is sad to say we lost another Hip Hop legend.

Big Bank Hank from the Sugar Hill Gang passed on Nov. 11 from Cancer. We lost yet another Hip Hop Pioneer from cancer just as Big DS (Oynx) and Guru (Gift Unlimited Rhymes Universal). 196 more words

I Am Classic Hip Hop

Episode 107: Reunited

https://facesontheradio.files.wordpress.com/2014/11/episode-107_-reunions.mp3

Thanks as always to Colin McLaughlin for joining us! You can listen above, and download the episode right here.

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Big Bank Hank Is Gone

If you are under the age of 35, you may be asking yourself, “who is Big Bank Hank”?

For those who don’t know, Big Bank Hank (nee Henry Jackson), was one of the members of the Sugarhill Gang, the first rap group to make a commercially successful rap single. 436 more words

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#FF This Week At A Glance!

“We can change things for the better”, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said last Sunday during the commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. 563 more words

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RIP Sugarhill Gang's Big Bank Hank

Confession: The first few times-maybe the first LOTS of times I heard “Rapper’s Delight” by The Sugarhill Gang, I didn’t get it.

Where was the hook, where’s the chorus? 245 more words

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