THE SUGARHILL GANG (SUN)

UNITED STATES
THE SUGARHILL GANG (SUN)

The group responsible for the seminal 1979 hit Rapper’s Delight, The Sugarhill Gang has a unique place in the hip-hop pantheon. As the first rap single to break the top 40 on the US Billboard Hot 100, Rapper’s Delight opened the door to the mainstream for all the hip-hop acts that followed, and gave the world it’s first taste of the then-emerging genre, selling more than 12 million copies globally. Thirty-seven years on, original members Wonder Mike and Master Gee have teamed up with Hen Dogg and DJ Dynasty to show that they’ve lost none of their talent for bringing the good times to the stage, as Clockenflap is about to find out. Altogether now, I said a hip, hop, the hippie to the hippie…