Sugarhill Gang (album)
|Studio album by The Sugarhill Gang|
|Released||February 7, 1980|
|Genre||Old school hip hop, soul, rap|
|The Sugarhill Gang chronology|
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Sugarhill Gang is the self-titled debut album by influential rap group The Sugarhill Gang.
The album was released in 1980 for Sugarhill Records and was produced by Sylvia Robinson. The single "Rapper's Delight" was a #36 hit on the US pop chart and a #4 hit on the R&B chart. Although "Rapper's Delight" was the only charting single, the album also included the minor hit, "Rapper's Reprise".
- "Here I Am" - 5:09 (Craig Derry, Nate Edmonds)
- "Rapper's Reprise (Jam, Jam)" featuring The Sequence - 7:40 (Sylvia Robinson)
- "Bad News Don't Bother Me" - 6:45 (Guy O'Brien, Henry Jackson, Michael Wright)
- "Sugarhill Groove" - 9:52 (Guy O'Brien, Henry Jackson, Michael Wright, Sylvia Robinson)
- "Passion Play" - 5:10 (Brenda Reynolds, Nate Edmonds, Ray Smith)
- "Rapper's Delight" - 14:37 [4:55 - shortened single version] (Bernard Edwards, Nile Rodgers)
- The Sugarhill Gang - Lead Vocals
- Bernard Rowland, Douglas Wimbish - Bass
- Brian Horton, Keith LeBlanc - Drums
- Bert Williams, Skip McDonald - Guitar
- Nate Edmonds, Skitch Smith - Keyboards
- Harry Reyes, John Stump - Percussion
- Craig Derry - Vocals, Congas
- Sylvia Robinson - Vibraphone
- Callum Wait - Washboard
|Top Soul Albums||32|
|1979||"Rappers Delight"||36 (1980)||4||14|
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- "Sugarhill Gang US albums chart history". Allmusic.com. Retrieved August 25, 2011.
- "Sugarhill Gang US singles chart history". Allmusic.com. Retrieved August 25, 2011.