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When the song “Rapper’s Delight” by the Sugarhill Gang hit the radio airwaves in 1979, the world got its first taste of hip-hop. Today, hip-hop music, art, and fashion have spread around the globe, gaining fans from all walks of life. Learn the history behind this important and sometimes controversial slice of American history.
Table of Contents
Intro Rapper's Delight 4
Chapter 1 Back in the Day 6
Chapter 2 Taking Over 16
Chapter 3 Hip-Hop Gets serious 26
Chapter 4 Mo' Money, Mo' Problems 34
Read more 47
Internet Sites 47