Sugarhill Gang was one of the most influential acts in hip hop history. Formed in 1979, Sugarhill Gang is best known for their iconic hit single ‘Rapper’s Delight’, which was the first rap single to become a Top 40 Billboard hit. Sugarhill Gang may not have invented rap or hip-hop but they were a major influence on expanding its popularity worldwide and showing labels that it could be viable commercially. The Sugarhill Gang’s music combined all aspects of the 1970s funk and soul sounds into something wholeheartedly new and fresh.Their sound has been sampled by countless artists since the ‘80s and continues to inspire musicians around the world today. Sugarhill Gang can today be credited with bringing us all some of the most positively remembered classics in hip-hop and beyond; tracks like Apache (Jump On It), 8th Wonder and Rappers Reprise are still adored as some of the genres greatest songs. From their blend of funky drum machines and guitar riffs, Sugarhill Gang activated an endless chain reaction, which eventually brought us all to where we are today – loving, dancing and listening to hip-hop music from across generations and genre boundaries.
If you are looking to hire the Sugarhill Gang – pioneers of Hip-Hop music – for your upcoming event, look no further! Not only is their unique brand of funk-inspired rap a surefire hit, the band also has over 50 years of collective experience in some of the biggest stages across the country. A performance by Sugarhill Gang will have your guests singing and dancing along for hours. So don’t waste any time – hire the Sugarhill Gang today!
How to book Sugarhill Gang?
Email, call or fill out our contact form below. We will get in touch with you to go over some preliminary questions about your event. Following our initial consult we will reach out to Sugarhill Gang’s agent for availability and an accurate quote. To book we will send you an offer authorization form for the artist to accept. Once accepted we’ll get the final contract and deposit together to confirm your show!
How much does Sugarhill Gang cost?
Sugarhill Gang’s performance fees vary greatly depending on a variety of factors including: date, type of event, distance from previous/next event (routing), length of performance and more! Any website that lists an artist’s fee can be off by tens to hundreds of thousands of dollars. While we are happy to give ballpark guidance, all quotes we send you are the true numbers established by Sugarhill Gang’s agent.
What happens after I book with you?
Following your confirmed booking we will schedule planning meetings for all of the details and logistics. Our parent company, Contemporary Productions, can handle everything from the artist’s sound, lights and instrument rental to managing your entire event. We can also staff your event with a Contemporary Booking coordinator to ensure all parties are happy and that the show goes off without a hitch!
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