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9 thoughts on “ Rappers Delight - Various - The Message - The Roots Of Rap (CD)

  1. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of The Message - The History Of Rap on Discogs.
  2. Oct 20,  · The title says it all, enjoy the music.:) Song Rapper's Delight (Long Version) Artist The Sugarhill Gang; Album.
  3. Listen to your favorite songs from The Message: The Roots of Rap by Various artists Now. Stream ad-free with Amazon Music Unlimited on mobile, desktop, and tablet. Download our mobile app now.
  4. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of The Roots Of Rap - The Best In Old School Hip-Hop Rap & Breaks on Discogs.
  5. Product Description. The definitive collection of the rap pioneers! Kicking off with that epochal single, "Rapper's Delight" (the first rap song to hit the Top 10 on the Billboard pop chart), it includes all of the band's R&B hits in their original inch versions, many of which make their CD debut/5().
  6. "Rapper's Delight" is a hip hop track by the Sugarhill Gang and produced by Sylvia Robinson. While it was not the first single to include rapping, "Rapper's Delight" is credited for introducing hip hop music to a wide audience, reaching the top 40 in the United States, as well as the top 3 in the UK and number-one in Canada.
  7. "Rapper's Delight" was not the first rap record -- the credit goes to "King Tim III (Personality Jock)" by the funk band Fatback, released just months before -- but more than any other, the single launched the hip-hop craze and introduced the world to the major musical innovation during the last two decades of the 20th century.
  8. The next day, Robinson, 43, and her son, Joey Jr., 17, set out to round up some rappers—and a radical pop genre (with roots in the African-American tradition of ”doing the dozens” and the.

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