The Sugarhill Gang's 1979 song "Rapper's Delight" is widely regarded to be the
first hip hop record to gain widespread popularity in the mainstream. The 1980s ...
1979: First rap hit was "Rappers Delight" by Sugar Hill Gang. "Rappers Delight" ...
1980: Kurtis Blow is the first hip hop artist to appear on national television.
If you start in the past and work all the way to the present, the history of hip-hop
spreads out in every direction. It dates back to the 1920s when the earliest form of
Apr 8, 2011 ... "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 ...
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Like every musical genre that came before, hip-hop has its pioneers, artists who
were essential in defining .... DJ Hollywood was the first rhythmic disco rapper.
Aug 15, 2013 ... Although a definitive list of the best hip-hop tracks from that first ... III” was the
actual first rap track, the Chic-sponsored “Rapper's Delight” is the ...
Oct 9, 2015 ... Wiz Khalifa has something to brag about –- he's just become the only hip-hop
artist to have a single video reach one billion views on YouTube.
Rap » Hip-Hop/Urban » Old-School Rap ... Old-School Rap is the style of the very
first rap artists who emerged from New York City in the late '70s and early '80s.
80's Hip Hop: Top 100. Author: ... This is a milestone in the hip hop genre, a
timeless classic. ..... They where the first rap artists to have their video play on