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11/13/14-Sugarhill Gang death

A member of the Sugarhill Gang, whose pioneering hit "Rapper's Delight" brought hip hop to mainstream audiences 35 years ago, died Tuesday of complications from cancer. "Big Bank Hank," whose real name was Henry Jackson, died early Tuesday in Englewood, New Jersey, according to David Mallie, who manages the two surviving Sugarhill Gang members. The New York native was 57. A beefy, boisterous presence onstage, Hank handled vocals in the […]

todayNovember 13, 2014