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Busta Rhymes Settles Copyright Infringement Lawsuit With The Sugarhill Gang

The Touch It star was sued by the group in 2012 for allegedly sampling their 1980s song 8th Wonder for his track Woo Hah! Got You All in Check. In the lawsuit, the...

Sugarhill Gang Star Joseph Robinson Dies At 53

The rapper and Sugar Hill Records executive had been hospitalised at a Teaneck, New Jersey medical centre since May (15), but on Friday (10Jul15), he was released and taken home to Tenafly, where...

Big Bank Hank, Pioneering Sugarhill Gang Rapper, Dies Aged 58

Big Bank Hank, a founding member of the pioneering rap outfit Sugarhill Gang, has died from cancer aged 58. The group's manager David Mallie and other members Wonder Mike and Master Gee confirmed the rapper's...

Sugarhill Gang's Big Bank Hank Dies At 57

Legendary Sugarhill Gang rapper Big Bank Hank has lost his battle with cancer at the age of 57.The hip-hop veteran died in his native New York in the early hours of Tuesday (11Nov14). Born...

Sandra Bullock Knows All The Words To Sugarhill Gang's 'Rapper's Delight', And We’Ve Got Proof!

Is there anything Sandra Bullock can’t do? As Dr. Ryan Stone, she didn’t actually go into space, but if her and George Clooney’s filming testimonies are anything to go by, it was of the most...

Sandra Bullock Raps On Tv As Tom Hanks Recreates Big

Sandra Bullock showed off her hip-hop skills during an appearance on a U.K. Tv show by joining in a rendition of the Sugarhill Gang's classic track Rapper's Delight.Bullock appeared on The Jonathan Ross Show on...

Sugarhill Gang Among Stars Suing Over Royalties

Veteran hip-hop stars The Sugarhill Gang, R&B group The Moments and the executors of Sylvia Robinson's estate have filed suit against a record label over allegedly unpaid royalties.Members of both bands are among a group...

Sylvia Robinson Hip Hop Legend Dies Aged 75

Sylvia Robinson, the singer songwriter who formed the The Sugar Hill Gang and made the first commercially successful rap record, has died aged 75. The revered figure , known as "The Mother of Hip Hop",...

Sugarhill Gang Plot Album Comeback

Rap pioneers The Sugarhill Gang are set for a chart comeback - they're working on their first album in more than 10 years.The veteran hip-hop trio, best known for the hit Rapper's Delight, has headed...

Sugarhill Gang Classic Gets Hall Of Fame Honour

Hip-hop pioneers THE SUGARHILL GANG will mark the 30th anniversary of their iconic hit RAPPER'S DELIGHT with a special honour at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Museum.The single is widely recognised as...

Robinson To Countersue Sugarhill Gang

A New York rap mogul on the receiving end of a lawsuit from two members of THE SUGARHILL GANG plans to countersue the stars. Michael 'Wonder Mike' Wright and Guy 'Master G' O'Brien filed suit...

Sugarhill Gang Files Suit Against Rapper

Two members of rap group THE SUGARHILL GANG have filed a lawsuit against a New York rapper over royalties from their 1979 hit single Rapper's Delight. Michael 'Wonder Mike' Wright and Guy 'Master G' O'Brien...

Grandmaster's Message Tops Hip-hop List

GRANDMASTER FLASH + THE FURIOUS FIVE's groundbreaking hit THE MESSAGE has been named the most important hip-hop songs of all-time in a new poll. Top urban magazine THE SOURCE has listed the 151 Greatest...

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