Talking to The Sugarhill Gang

Making History Happen talks to Wonder Mike and MAster Gee of 1970s rap group The Sugarhill Gang.

They talk about what inspired them to make music, saying that “when I was a young kid I saw the movie Hard Day’s Night by the Beatles and I looked up at the screen and thought ‘damn, thhat’s crazy’ to have girls chase you and people love you, I gotta do that.” Mike talks about “going back through my 12th grade year of high school” after having recorded their hit single “Rapper’s Delight” the summer before.

Listen to the full episode here.

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