Wonder Mike

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Wonder Mike
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Background information
Birth name Michael Anthony Wright
Born (1958-04-30) April 30, 1958 (age 58)
New York City, United States
Genres Hip hop
Years active 1976–present
Labels Sugar Hill
Associated acts Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five
The Sugarhill Gang

Wonder Mike (born Michael Anthony Wright; April 30, 1958) is an old school rapper, best known for being a member of The Sugarhill Gang, the first hip hop act to produce a record, "Rapper's Delight" in 1979.[1]


Wonder Mike is known for his large stature, he stands at 6 ft 5. On January 29, 2014, his daughter, Carmen Delgina, auditioned for the American voice talent show American Idol.[2] He is a born-again Christian who enjoys painting, reading the Bible, sketching and writing poetry.[3]


  1. ^ "Is Rap Music Here To Stay?". Jet. Johnson Publishing Company. 94 (12): 57. August 17, 1988. ISSN 0021-5996. 
  2. ^ Mansfield, Brian. "'American Idol' in Utah: It's another Tiquila sunrise". USA TODAY. Retrieved January 30, 2014. 
  3. ^ "The Jump Off - Wonder Mike". thafoundation.com. The Foundation. Retrieved 17 April 2015.