The New York Connection: What do Blondie, Chic, the Clash and the Sugar Hill Gang Have in Common?

The New York Connection: What do Blondie, Chic, the Clash and the Sugar Hill Gang Have in Common?

The odd answer to that question is they all shared a stage in New York on a night that gave rise to the Sugar Hill Gang’s subsequent single, “Rapper’s Delight”.

Blondie, Chic and the Clash were playing a couple of nights at the Palladium in New York in 1979, and when Chic played Good Times, some of the members of what became the Sugarhill Gang got up onstage and rapped with the band.

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