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The Sugar Hill Gang: Freak of the Week

Report by Davitt Sigerson, Melody Maker, December 1979

DESPITE A rhythm track that mangles Chic's 'Good Times' (they settled out of court), 'Rapper's Delight' by the Sugar Hill Gang has been the season's ...

The Sugarhill Gang: Beat The Rap

Interview by Paul Sexton, Record Mirror, January 1980

SHREVEPORT, LOUISIANA: and the Parliafunk crowd are watching three ex-DJs performing 15 minutes of the hippest tongue twisting in town. "Said a hip-hop, the hibbitt. ...

Sugarhill Gang: The Venue, London

Live Review by Pete Wingfield, Melody Maker, March 1980

FLASHBACK: October 5, '79, at Barry's Stereo, a small mid-town Manhattan record outlet that specialises in those mammoth portable stereo cassette-radio jobs that half the ...

The Sugarhill Gang: Sweet Talking

Interview by Paul Sexton, Record Mirror, August 1982

Rap? No, actually the Sugar hill Gang are pretty good, says Paul Sexton ...

Hip Hop: The Music Centre

Report by Dave Rimmer, Smash Hits, April 1983

Ever wondered where Wham! and Malcolm McLaren got their ideas from? Or how rapping and scratching actually started? The answers lie in the Bronx — a borough ...

Hip Hop Don't Stop

Overview by David Bennun, Hot Air, 1999

A LITTLE over two minutes into The Fugees' 1996 hit 'Ready Or Not', the voice of Lauryn Hill is thrown into relief by a brief ...

Good Boys Of Rap

Review by Tom Cox, Guardian, The, April 1999

Grandmaster Flash And The Furious Five And Melle Mel: 'Adventures On The Wheels Of Steel' (Sequel)The Sugarhill Gang: Rapper's Delights (Sequel)Various Artists: Sugarhill Club Classics ...

Sugar Hill Records: Here's To You, Mrs Robinson

Retrospective by Angus Batey, Mojo Collections, Winter 2001

She took Motown as her blueprint and signed the first all-female rap group. But, as Angus Batey discovers, Sylvia Robinson and the Sugarhill mob spent ...

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