Sugarhill Gang is the self-titled debut album by influential rap group The Sugarhill Gang. The album was released in 1980 for Sugarhill Records and was produced by Sylvia Robinson. The single "Rapper's Delight" was a hit on the US pop chart and a hit on the R&B chart. Although "Rapper's Delight" was the only charting single, the album also included the minor hit, "Rapper's Reprise".
Rapper's Delight" was a 1979 single by American hip-hop trio The Sugarhill Gang. While it was not the first single to feature rapping, it is generally considered to be the song that first popularized hip-hop in the United States and around the world. The song was ranked on Rolling Stone magazine's list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time, and on VH1's 100 Greatest Hip-Hop Songs. The following year, the song was the anchor of the group's first album "The Sugarhill Gang". 7-inch, 45-RPM record was made. In Europe, however, it was released on the classic 7-inch single format, with a shorter version of the song.
Sugarhill Gang is the debut studio album by American rap group The Sugarhill Gang, released in 1980 on Sugar Hill Records. It is the first hip hop album ever released. It is best known for its single, "Rapper's Delight", which is widely considered to be the first hip hop single released and reached on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. The album also contains the minor hit, "Rapper's Reprise (Jam-Jam)", which features fellow Sugar Hill Records group, The Sequence.
Sugarhill Gang is the self-titled debut album by influential rap group The Sugarhill Gang. The remainder of the LP consists several down-tempo soul tracks and a disco instrumental, as Sylvia Robinson didn't believe an album consisting entirely of hip hop music would be commercially viable in 1980. Here I Am" - 5:09 (Craig Derry, Nate Edmonds). Rapper's Reprise (Jam, Jam)" featuring The Sequence - 7:40 (Sylvia Robinson). Bad News Don't Bother Me" - 6:45 (Guy O'Brien, Henry Jackson, Michael Wright). Sugarhill Groove" - 9:52 (Guy O'Brien, Henry Jackson, Michael Wright, Sylvia Robinson)
Sugarhill Gang: Sugarhill Gang". Smash Hits (March 20 – April 2): 31. ^ "Chip Shearin artist page". 8th Wonder is the second album by rap group The Sugarhill Gang. The album was released in 1981 for Sugar Hill Records and was once again produced by Sylvia Robinson and James Cullimore. Though not as successful as the group's previous album, the album did feature the minor hits "8th Wonder" and "Apache" and featured an appearance by another Sugar Hill Records rap group, Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five on "Showdown".
8th Wonder (The Sugarhill Gang album). The album was released in 1981 for Sugar Hill Records and was once again produced by Sylvia Robinson and James Cullimore
Forming in 1979 The members, all from Englewood, New Jersey, consisted of Michael "Wonder Mike" Wright, Henry "Big Bank Hank" Jackson, and Guy "Master Gee" O'Brien.
On this day in 1979, The Sugarhill Gang released Rapper's Delight ; if not the first record to feature rapping, it was the single that brought hip-hop to the world beyond New York
Sugarhill Gang consisted of 3 MC’s: Wonder Mike, Big Bank Hank and Master Gee. The trio was created by producer Sylvia Robinson in Englewood, NJ. March 1979. The very first single Rappers' Delight from Sugarhill Gang became a Top 40 hit on the Billboard Hot 100, and ranked on the Rolling Stone magazine’s list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. Nowadays, everyone knows Sugarhill Gang through that funky fresh rap track. Popular Sugarhill Gang songs.
|A1||Here I Am|
|A2||Rapper's Reprise (Jam-Jam)|
|B1||Sugar Hill Groove|
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|SV 2058||Sugarhill Gang||Sugarhill Gang (LP, Album, Gat)||Quality||SV 2058||Canada||1980|
|FRK 736006||Sugarhill Gang||Sugarhill Gang (Cass, Album)||Sugar Hill Records Ltd., Frog Records||FRK 736006||Italy||1980|
|SH245, SH 245||Sugarhill Gang||Sugarhill Gang (LP, Album, RE, Gat)||Sugar Hill Records, Sugar Hill Records||SH245, SH 245||US||Unknown|