Tag: Sugar Hill Gang

Darnell Robinson “Preserves” His Family Legacy with New Track

| June 16, 2017 | 0 Comments
Darnell Robinson “Preserves” His Family Legacy with New Track

Born into hip hop royalty, artist and producer Darnell Roy is the grandson of the legendary Sylvia Robinson, who founded Sugarhill Records. He is fresh off of starring on the hit BRAVO doc-series, First Family of Hip hop and now the TV star has released a hot new single, “Preserve.” On the track Darnell Roy raps: […]

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The Sugarhill Records Family Is Coming to Bravo! All New Series, “First Family of Hip Hop” Premieres Sunday, January 15 at 9PM ET/PT

| December 20, 2016 | 0 Comments
The Sugarhill Records Family Is Coming to Bravo! All New Series, “First Family of Hip Hop” Premieres Sunday, January 15 at 9PM ET/PT

Before there was Roc-A-Fella or Bad Boy Records, there was the hip hop record label that launched a music movement: Sugarhill Records. Started in 1979, the record label was at the forefront of rap thanks to artists like The Sugarhill Gang, who recorded the first Top 40 hip hop single, “Rapper’s Delight.” The label also released other […]

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Mogul P. Diddy Covers Aficionado Magazine Talks Retiring From Music for Acting, Fatherhood, Religion

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments
Mogul P. Diddy Covers Aficionado Magazine Talks Retiring From Music for Acting, Fatherhood, Religion

Rapper-turned-mogul Sean Combs has built a multimillion-dollar empire on everything you can think of: from music and fashion and fragrance lines, to movies and premium liquor brands and even a TV network. With “No Way Out 2”—his final album—currently in production, he recently sat down with Cigar Aficionado to discuss what’s next for his life and career. […]

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Breaking News!! Sylvia Robinson “Mother of Hip Hop” Has Died

| September 29, 2011 | 0 Comments
Breaking News!! Sylvia Robinson “Mother of Hip Hop” Has Died

Sylvia Robinson, who had a hit as a singer-songwriter with the sexually charged “Pillow Talk”, but was later known as one of hip-hop’s early founders as the record label owner that put out “Rapper’s Delight,” rap’s first mainstream success, died Thursday, according to publicist Greg Walker. She was 76.

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Hip Hop Has A Heart: Legendary Rapper Kangol Kid, Roxanne Shante, and others On A Mission to Save Lives!!!

| December 12, 2010 | 0 Comments
Hip Hop Has A Heart: Legendary Rapper Kangol Kid, Roxanne Shante, and others On A Mission to Save Lives!!!

Mayor Booker greets Hip Hop Artists before ACS walk Hip-Hop is partially recognized as a “Sport”.  DJs compete, Break dancers dual and rappers battle.  This has always been the “code of the streets” until Rapper Kangol Kid (lead member of rap group UTFO) and Roxanne Shantè’s “Roxanne War” took this street-code to the airwaves and dominated […]

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