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GREAT CD

I dont usually write reviews but this cd is just so incredible that I HAD to write a review for it. Everybody should get this and what is a collection without the roots where rap came from?

THE best!!!

There is only one word that discribes this album. ROCKS!!! =)

RESPECT

If you are anyone close to a rap fan you have to give this album your time. This is where rap started Kurtis Blow, Sugarhill, Grandmaster Flash give this one your time, especially rapper's delight ill bet you've head the beat a million times before

Biography

Formed: 1979 in New York, NY

Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap

Years Active: '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s

Though the Sugarhill Gang inaugurated the history of recorded hip-hop with their single "Rapper's Delight," a multi-platinum-seller and radio hit in 1979, the group was cooked up to cash in on a supposed novelty item. Music industry producer and label owner Sylvia Robinson had become aware of the massive hip-hop block parties occurring around the New York area during the late '70s, so she gathered three local rappers (Master Gee, Wonder Mike, and Big Bank Hank) to record a single. Infectious and...
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