The Sugarhill Gang

When:
January 17, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
2020-01-17T20:00:00-05:00
2020-01-17T20:15:00-05:00
Where:
DC City Winery
1350 Okie St NE
Washington
DC 20002
Cost:
$35 - $55

The hip-hop trio Sugarhill Gang holds a place in the pantheon of music history for their 1979 hit single “Rapper’s Delight” (what you heard was not a test, they were rapping to the beat) which became the first Top 40 hip-hop single. The group’s gone through some fits and starts since but still deliver their signature song and others with finesse and have fun doing it.

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Jackson Sinnenberg is an Associate Producer for SiriusXM and a freelance writer. His work has appeared in the JazzTimes. NPR Music, NPR.org, the Washington City Paper and On Tap Magazine and the blog of Smithsonian Folkways Records. He previously covered the city’s music scene for WGTB, Georgetown University’s radio station, where he was a show host, writer, and columnist. He graduated from Georgetown with a bachelor’s degree in American Musical Culture. Read him at sinnenbergmusic.com. Follow him at @sinnenbergmusic.


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