BLACK HISTORY MONTH: Ms. Sylvia Robinson


God-Mother of Hip Hop/Rap Music & Sugar Hill Records. Sylvia Robinson, the Godmother of Rap and Hip-Hop music, 2nd female record label owner in 1974 (Ms. Zell Sanders was 1st in 1956), and executive of the legendary pioneering label; Sugarhill Records. Ms. Robinson released in 1979, the first successful rap single called "Rapper's Delight," from the group "The Sugarhill Gang." The featured vocalists of this legendary-chart topping tune are: Wonder Mike, Big Bank Hank and Master G... This hit has sold over 10million copies to date! Ms. Sylvia Robinson passed-on September 29, 2011, at age 75, in Englewood, New Jersey, USA..

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