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Sugarhill Gang & Furious Five: A History of Hip Hop

Sugarhill Gang & Furious Five: A History of Hip Hop

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  •  11 Camden Lock Place, London, NW1 8AL
Suitable for: Adults
The Sugarhill Gang is an American hip hop group, known for bringing the genre its first mainstream success with the smash hit ‘Rapper’s Delight’ in 1979. With a backing based on... More Info »
This Funzing Experience:
Hip hop legends The Sugarhill Gang and Furious Five will be joining us for a very special Funzing Talk. Expect a fascinating evening where we hear the captivating life story of both acts, starting with the birth of Rap, and going right the way through to the modern day.

A story told through the eyes of Wonder Mike, Master Gee and Henn Dogg (The Sugarhill Gang) as well as Melle Mel and Scorpio (The Furious Five) - expect to hear a personal view on how Hip Hop started from some of they key people who were actually there from the beginning, and who helped make the genre the commercial success it is today.

As well as a history lesson, this will also be a biographical look at both groups careers, through the highs and the lows, the incredible stories that comes with this level of success and the friendships and relationships that have been formed throughout both groups incredible careers.

Venue: Lock 17, Camden

Doors: 7pm / Talk starts: 7.30pm.

*Please see venue website for admission (age restrictions) or accessibility information. Our talks may be filmed for promotional purposes.

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Hip hop legends The Sugarhill Gang and Furious Five will be joining us for a very special Funzing Talk. Expect a fascinating evening where we hear the captivating life story of both acts, starting with the birth of Rap, and going right the way thr... Read More
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