Sugarhill Gang

A group of old-school rappers, including some from Long Island, are helping to raise money for healthcare workers in New York. “Hip-Hop Loves NY” will feature Roosevelt’s Chuck D and Amityville’s De La Soul, along with Ice T, Kurtis Blow, Biz Markie and Sugar Hill Gang, just to name a few. The event will be […]

  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. Born Henry Jackson, the star began his music career managing local rap group the Cold Crush Brothers in the mid-1970s, until […]

“Now what you hear is not a test/I’m rapping to the beat…” If you can complete not just this sentence, but the verse before and…

Rolling Stone has released its first hip-hop “best of” list with its Top 50 Hip-Hop songs of all time list. Check out the list to see if your favorite song made the cut. Full list from 50 to number one here.

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