8th Wonder (song)

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"8th Wonder"
Single by The Sugarhill Gang
from the album 8th Wonder
B-side Sugar Hill Groove
Released 1980
Genre Hip hop
Label Sugarhill Records
Writer(s) Cheryl Cook, Ronald LaPread
Producer(s) Joey Robinson, Sylvia Robinson
The Sugarhill Gang singles chronology
"Bad News" "8th Wonder"
(1980)
"Hot Hot Summer Day"

"8th Wonder" is a 1980 single by the American hip hop trio The Sugarhill Gang, originally released on Sugarhill Records. It was later made part of their 1982 album 8th Wonder. The song charted at #82 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States.

A slowed down version of the music from this song is used in the DVD menus for the series Trailer Park Boys, as the backing of a song performed by the character of Tyrone.

The song was also featured in the 1983 PBS documentary Style Wars.

Sampling[edit]

Samples Used[edit]

The song sampled two others:

  • "Ever Ready" by Johnnie Taylor (1978)
  • "Daisy Lady" by 7th Wonder (1979)

Samples taken[edit]

The song, in turn, has been sampled over twenty times, including in:

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