Big Bank Hank of The Sugar Hill Gang passes at 57

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Henry Jackson, better known as “Big Bank Hank” of the legendary rap trio The Sugar Hill Gang, passed away on Tuesday November 11, 2014 due to complications from cancer.  The group is most famous for their breakout single “Rappers Delight” in 1979, which is arguably noted as the first recorded Hip Hop single, in addition to helping the group reach The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

 

Tune in for The DJ Ric E Smith Show tonight at 7PM – 11PM (EST) as DJ Ric E Smith honors The Sugar Hill Gang during “The Spotlight Hour” (starting at 8PM EST) on Smashmouth FM!!! Log on to the www.smashmouthfm.com/live from any Smartphone or computer to catch the show!!!