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My Four Favourite Oldschool Rap Songs

1. The Sugarhill Gang – Rapper’s Delight (1979)

2. Grandmaster Flash – The Message (1982)

3. Biz Markie – Just A Friend (1989)

4. Beastie Boys – So What Cha Want (1992)

Music

1979

The year Thatcher came to power and The IRA managed to assassinate the Queen’s Cousin and a serving cabinet member. Leading American presidential candidates didn’t call for a ban on all Irish Catholics from entering the USA as a result, because that would have been ridiculous. 847 more words

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​ENTERTAINMENT NEWS: Big Bank Hank Of Sugarhill Gang Dies

Big Bank Hank, a member of the Sugarhill Gang, has died. He was 57.

Aree Booker, a funeral director with Eternity Funeral Services in Englewood, New Jersey, confirmed his death to The Associated Press. 137 more words

Entertainment

Sugarhill Gang - Rapper's Delight VS Xanadu & Sweet Lady - Rocker's Choice

Sugarhill Gang – Rapper’s Delight (Sugarhill Records)
Chic‘s classic ‘Good Times’ brilliantly served as the frame to Sugarhill Gang‘s ‘Rapper’s Delight’, remembered as the first Hip-Hop commercial success and the biggest classic ever by the likes of the late… 85 more words

Hip-Hop

History of Rap

Rap was born around the late 70s from the rap group, Sugarhill Gang with their song ‘Rappers Delight’ which was released in 1979. … 205 more words

Rap

Busta Rhymes (@BustaRhymes) Settles Legal Batter w/ Sugarhill Gang

After years of fighting in the court room, rapper Busta Rhymes has reached a settlement with 80’s rap group The Sugarhill Gang in the lawsuit accusing him of ripping off their hit song. 291 more words

Celebrity News

Here's The Story Of 'The Fresh Prince' Launching A Beloved Dance (And Not The One You Think)

One of the greatest TV shows of the ’90s, The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air, debuted on this day 25 years ago. It’s really hard to let it sink in that Will Smith is now older than Uncle Phil (portrayed by James Avery) was when the show premiered. 512 more words

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