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Today in hip hop and rap history
Jan.5th – “Rapper’s Delight” by The Sugar Hill Gang becomes the 1st first hip-hop record to enter Billboard’s Top 40 Chart on this day in 1980.

The Sugar Hill Gang consisted of Wonder Mike , Master Gee and Big Bank Hank ,whose verses on the legendary track were reportedly written by Grandmaster Caz , whom Hank used to manage.