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Sugarhill Gang's Big Bank Hank dies at 57


We have lost a legend in Hip Hop. A member of Sugarhill Gang has passed away Tuesday due to cancer complications.

Henry Jackson better known as "Big Bank Hank" passed away Tuesday morning in Englewood, New Jersey. He was 57 years old.

He was a part of the groups hit song "Rappers Delight" a song that in one version is more than 14 minutes long. A song that became the 1st rap song to hit top 40 on the U.S Billboard Charts. He had one of the more well known lines in the song ....

"Ho-tel, mo-tel, Holiday Inn/ if your girl starts acting up then you take her friend"

His two band mates Wonder Mike and Master Gee issued a emotional statement Tuesday.

"So sad to hear about our brother's passing. The 3 of us created musical history together with the release of Rapper's Delight. We will always remember traveling the world together and rocking the house. Rest in peace Big Bank."
The three friends were unknown MCs when producer Sylvia Robinson recruited them to record the song for her rap label, Sugar Hill Records.


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