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" is a 1979 hip hop track by the Sugarhill Gang and produced by Sylvia Robinson.
Produced by Sylvia Robinson. Album Sugarhill Gang. Rapper’s Delight Lyrics. I said a hip hop the hippie the hippie To the hip hip hop and you don't stop The rock it to the bang bang boogie Say up jump the boogie to the rhythm of the boogie, the beat.
Rapper's Delight" didn't just sample the beat; the string stabs were also lifted, so the entire "Delight" track was made up of pieces from the Chic song. Good Times" was written by Chic's guitarist/producer Nile Rodgers and bass player Bernard Edwards. In 1999, they released a children's rap album called Jump On It. In 1998, The Sugarhill Gang performed this for a Turner Broadcasting party. The bass line on this song was played live by a 17-year-old named Chip Shearin, who got the gig for the session because his friend knew the studio owner, Sylvia Robinson.
Rapper's Delight" is a song recorded 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's opening lyric, "I said a hip, hop, the hippie, the hippie to the hip hip hop," is world-renowned. The song is ranked on the Rolling Stone magazine's list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time and on both About
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|A||Rapper's Delight (Short Version)||4:55|
|B||Rapper's Delight (Long Version)||6:30|
- Published By – Sugar Hill Music, Inc.
- Pressed By – Bestway Products Inc.
- Producer – Sylvia Inc.*
- Written-By – G. O'Brien*, H. Jackson*, M. Wright*, S. Robinson*
NotesRed label 7" "For Radio Station and Juke Box Use Only".
Sylvia Inc. Production
Although similar to Sugarhill Gang - Rapper's Delight, the label matrices as well as the information etched into the runouts differ from that release.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, etched): VID-521-RE-2
- Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, etched): VID-522-RE-2
- Matrix / Runout (Label side A): SH 752-A (VID-521-BW)
- Matrix / Runout (Label side B): SH 752-B (VID-52W-BW)
- Rights Society: BMI
|SH-542||Sugarhill Gang||Rapper's Delight (12", Red)||Sugar Hill Records||SH-542||US||1979|
|SH-101A||Sugarhill Gang||Rapper's Delight (Acetate, 7", S/Sided)||Sugar Hill Records||SH-101A||US||1979|
|QDC 19||Sugarhill Gang||Rapper's Delight (12", Single)||Quality||QDC 19||Canada||1979|
|none||Sugarhill Gang||Rapper's Delight (7", M/Print, Unofficial)||Dagger Productions||none||Jamaica||Unknown|
|SHC-524||Sugar Hill Gang*||Rapper's Delight (Cass, Single)||Sugar Hill Records||SHC-524||US||1979|