Big Bank Hank, a member of the pioneering hip-hop group the Sugarhill Gang responsible for one of the most popular rap songs of all time, “Rapper’s Delight,” has died of complications of cancer in New Jersey Tuesday at the age of 57.
Afrika Bambaataa, of the South Bronx, said the museum would look at the historical and cultural roots of hip-hop and the contributions made by break dancers and disc jockeys.
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Sean “Diddy” Combs, Missy Elliott, Q-Tip, LL Cool J, Russell Simmons, 50 Cent and Grandmaster Flash were among the stars paying respect to Lighty at his funeral in Manhattan.
Hip-hop mogul Chris Lighty, who managed Sean “Diddy” Combs, 50 Cent and others was found dead in an apparent suicide, according to the NYPD.
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For the program Fresh Prep, one teacher created 24 rap songs that review U.S. and global history – hip hop fused with the New York State curriculum to engage hard to reach students.
Attorney Jeffrey Lichtman said Thursday his client did not hire anyone to rob and shoot Shakur.
A housing group has pledged to restore “dignity” to a Bronx apartment building known as the birthplace of hip-hop.
Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons is making his support for a proposed mosque near Ground Zero crystal clear through the windows of his apartment overlooking the World Trade Center site.