30 episodes

In 1979, The Sugarhill Gang released “Rapper’s Delight”, catapulting Hip Hop culture from New York City park jams to a global movement that changed the world forever. Over the years they continued their meteoric rise as rap pioneers, and are still played everywhere from cookouts to the White House.

The Sugarhill Gang Podcast feature the original and touring members of the group Master Gee, Wonder Mike, Hendogg and DJ Dynasty talking with their guests about everything from Hip Hop history, never before heard stories, building a musical legacy and the black experience in America and worldwide.

The Sugarhill Gang Podcast The Sugarhill Gang

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In 1979, The Sugarhill Gang released “Rapper’s Delight”, catapulting Hip Hop culture from New York City park jams to a global movement that changed the world forever. Over the years they continued their meteoric rise as rap pioneers, and are still played everywhere from cookouts to the White House.

The Sugarhill Gang Podcast feature the original and touring members of the group Master Gee, Wonder Mike, Hendogg and DJ Dynasty talking with their guests about everything from Hip Hop history, never before heard stories, building a musical legacy and the black experience in America and worldwide.

    Ep 30: MC Serch

    Ep 30: MC Serch

    MC Serch's legacy in Hip Hop goes back over 30 years as a battle MC, an artist, a record executive and a radio show host. He's been responsible for a number of notable moments including working with Nas to get him his first record deal.

    We discuss everything including the time he dissed Mr Magic on stage, getting Nas his first record deal, getting shot at after a rap battle and the time MC Hammer put a hit out on him. 

    MC Serch has stories for days and this episode has no shortage of them. If you enjoyed the conversation as much as we did, send us a DM right now to @therealsugarhillgang and tell us your favourite moment.

    We love you for lovin’ us.  Enjoy the show, Cuzzo!

    • 1 hr 23 min
    Ep 29: DJ Q Bert

    Ep 29: DJ Q Bert

    DJ Q Bert is a supreme technician when it comes to the art of turntablism. He has been in the game for over 30 years and is considered in the elite of elite in his craft. 

    We discuss everything from his early days and how he started out, what DJing means to the world of Hip Hop and we even talk about aliens. This episode is not one to be missed.

    DJ Q Bert is a real artist and is super passionate about his craft, so this was a special episode for us. If you enjoyed the conversation as much as we did, send us a DM right now to @therealsugarhillgang and tell us your favourite moment.

    We love you for lovin’ us.  Enjoy the show, Cuzzo!

    • 45 min
    Ep 28: Premium Pete

    Ep 28: Premium Pete

    Premium Pete is a man of many talents. A podcast pioneer, brand consultant, media personality, speaker, founder of food brands, sneaker head and all round well connected good guy.

    Pete talks about everything from his early days as a podcaster with Combat Jack, his love of Hip Hop and how the music changed his life, how he turned his passion for sneakers and food into business opportunities and if that wasn't enough he drops some serious jewels on the podcasting game.

    Pete is a genuinely great guy and we loved talking to him. If you enjoyed the conversation as much as we did, send us a DM right now to @therealsugarhillgang and tell us your favourite moment.

    We love you for lovin’ us.  Enjoy the show, Cuzzo!

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Ep 27: A-Trak

    Ep 27: A-Trak

    DJ A-Trak is a bonafide star in the DJing world. At the young age of 15 he won the world famous DMC World DJ Championship and since then has risen to global stardom as a touring DJ for Kanye West, producing for huge artists like Drake, Common and Kid Cudi, forming his own group Duck Sauce with Armand Van Helden and running his own successful record label Fools Gold.

    We discuss everything from his early start in turnablism, working as a tour DJ and what it take to runs a successful record label on his own terms.

    A-Trak, for all his success, is a humble and thoughtful individual and we loved talking to him. If you enjoyed the conversation as much as we did, send us a DM right now to @therealsugarhillgang and tell us your favourite moment.

    We love you for lovin’ us.  Enjoy the show, Cuzzo!

    • 45 min
    Ep 26: Cipha Sounds

    Ep 26: Cipha Sounds

    Cipha Sounds made his name in radio, but by no means is that where his talents end. He has also worked in Music Management, A&R, TV, podcasting and now is a well established stand up comedian. 

    We discuss Cipha's career in radio starting as an intern, starting the first hip hop podcast with his fellow host Peter Rosenberg, working at record labels and how he transitioned to becoming a stand up comedian.

    Cipha is funny, smart and knows his way around a podcast. If you enjoyed the conversation as much as we did, send us a DM right now to @therealsugarhillgang and tell us your favourite moment.

    We love you for lovin’ us.  Enjoy the show, Cuzzo!

    • 1 hr 24 min
    Ep 25: Tito Puente Jr

    Ep 25: Tito Puente Jr

    Tito Puente Jr is a Latin music sensation. His fusion of jazz, latin, salsa, merengue and mambo music brings energy to any stage that he steps on. He is also the son and namesake of someone very special to us, Tito Puente, The King of Latin Music, who played the drums on one of our early records Sugarhill Groove. 

    We spoke about Tito's early days growing up around music, going on tour with his dad and how that helped him craft his own career in music. We also share stories about his father and how Tito is continuing on his amazing legacy.

    This was a fun and energetic conversation and if you enjoyed the conversation as much as we did, send us a DM right now to @therealsugarhillgang and tell us your favourite moment.

    We love you for lovin’ us.  Enjoy the show, Cuzzo!

    • 1 hr 13 min

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