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The Sugarhill Gang: Jump On It ! – Complete Sugarhill Recordings

Bob Fisher, unpublished, July 2015

"All the other rappers didn't consider the Sugar Hill Gang to be real rappers. They just got lucky. They hadn't lived the life they hadn't invented anything. They took what people were already doing in New York and Sylvia got her son to find some kids to imitate what was going on in New York. There wasn't so much resentment towards the Sugar Hill Gang as jealousy that they got to be the first group out. I think Sugar Hill Gang is the only group that was manufactured--the others all had their own material."

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