Win VIP Tickets for the Legends of Hip Hop Tour featuring The Sugarhill Gang
Win two VIP Tickets including signed posters and meet and greet for the Legends of Hip Hop Tour featuring The Sugarhill Gang, Melle Mel & Scorpio (Furious Five) and West Street Mob on 30th of July 2015 at Concorde 2.
SUGAR HILL GANG
The Sugar Hill Gang, known as the first nationally popular African American hip-hop group, comprised three members: Mike Wright (Wonder Mike), Henry Jackson (Big Bank Hank), and Guy O’ Brien (Master Gee), all from Englewood, New Jersey. The group is best known for its 1979 hit single, “Rapper’s Delight,” which was also the first hip hop single to rank in the top 40 hits and to become part of a multi-platinum selling album. Rapper’s Delight is also credited with popularizing hip hop as a new musical genre.
MELLE MEL & SCORPIO (FURIOUS FIVE)
Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five was an influential American hip hop group formed in the South Bronx of New York City in 1978. Composed of one DJ (Grandmaster Flash) and five rappers (Melle Mel, The Kidd Creole, Keith Cowboy, Mr. Ness/Scorpio, and Rahiem), the group’s use of turntablism, break-beat deejaying, choreographed stage routines and lyricism was a significant force in the early development of hip-hop music. The group rose to fame in the early 1980s with their first successful single “Freedom” and later on with their magnum opus “The Message”, which is often cited as among the most influential hip hop songs.
WEST STREET MOB
West Street Mob were a boogie and electro music trio, active between 1981 and 1984, best known for their 1983 song “Break Dance – Electric Boogie”. The band comprises off Joey Robinson Jr, who is a son of Sugar Hill Records founder Sylvia Robinson, trumpetist Bill McGee and singer Sabrina Gillison.
ALONG CAME SHIFTY
Bringing together Funk, Soul & Hip Hop. Big Sound from Brighton Town.
Plus DJs MIKE PANTELI & BILLY BLAST (JUICE FM)