SONG: 8 th Wonder – The Sugar Hill Gang
Sugar hill band also deserved credit as they were responsible for sampling other records – they didn’t use sampling machines They sampled by recreating with a live band ** By 1982 the sound of hip hop began to change – symbolized the end of sugar hill domination Technology is beginning to change the industry – drum machines and sequencers and new technology – live bands were no longer needed Sugar hill became outdated Sugar hill at the time was the popular rap label Technology left sugar hill to go out of business Other record labels were starting to become more prevalent L.L. Cool J was ignored by sugar hill – major mistake – he was later signed to Def Jam Spike Lee was also rejected o Vaughan Mason & Crew SONG: Vaughan Mason & Crew – Bounce, Rock, Skate, Roll Pt. 1 Song is relevant because it had the same base line as good times First and only LP by the group Made top 5 on R&B charts o Another one bites the dust was queen’s highest charted song to date Fans felt that the band sold out o SONG: Sequence – Funk You Up Sequence was signed in 1979 Cherly Cook, Blondie, and Angie brown stone This group, along with Silvia Robinson were the writers of this song Silvia also had a hand in producing the song They were the first female rap group to successfully release a record From south Carolina Sugar hill artist Big in roller skating Deviated from the bass line on good times
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