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Hip Hop Squares Episode 1 Recap

XXL Executive Editor Jayson Rodriguez grew up watching the classic game show Hollywood Squares (J-Rod notes: specifically the third iteration of the show, from 1986-1989). Editorial Assistant Calvin Stovall wasn't even born when the show was in its heyday (Cal ...

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Sugarhill Gang’s “Rapper’s Delight” Honored in Library of Congress

Talk about “Rapper’s Delight.” The legendary Sugarhill Gang’s classic, “Rappers Delight,” was amongst the 25 recordings that were inducted into the Library of Congress’ National Recording Registry on Wednesday (May 23). The registered recording reads as follows: “Rapper’s Delight,” Sugarhill Gang (1979)
The Sugarhill ...

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