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Rapper's Delight

Features of This Track

club rap roots
old school roots
latin influences
funk influences
disco influences
party jam style
beats made for dancing
consistent rhyme patterns
a poetic rap delivery
clear pronunciation
gritty vocal style
upbeat lyrics
boastin' lyrics
party rhymes
use of modal harmonies
the use of chordal patterning
backbeat handclaps
a dominant bass riff
percussion layers
subtle use of piano riffs

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Comments

Sugar hill gang rocks the stage with rappers delight
The best soging.
Big Bank Hank said

CHILL & DEF

back in 79, kids !
I wished I lived in the 70s wow this rap is amazing! Today's rap is worst, old school it's lit
Alllllll S**t Can't Count The Times I Danced To This In The Club Fun And Great Memories Listening To This
ltuzzy9711
It is a delight
*~~~~* a RAPPER'S DELIGHT
:D
Bruhhhh. Good song to get the morning goin lol
Brings back memories of the rinks, Skate Ranch and Hot Wheels. In Austin Texas!
old rap can"t gett better than old school :-):-):-):-) . . new rap of today sucks .. old school is where its at
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:P
One of, if not the best, rap song ever, created for not only rap fans but hippys, older ppl all genre!!!
Classic old school Rap, Funk ..!!!!
❗❗❗ 〰❤❤❤〰 ❗❗❗
And the song just kept going on and on to the big boopty bip bop and the hippty hop in the top got me going until the sun went down until I got my sleep on.
This song IS rap music anthem, and will live on in every rap music lovers mind. Thanks Sylvia... Miss y'all Sugarhill..!
laquitavm
The longest rap song known to man!
This song to me is hip-hop national anthem. We should all agree.
Now this is real rap. I love it... :)
It went on and on and on.
Wow.wow, blow my mind!
Bang bang boogiedi beat���� great ��
Such a classic!...t h e chicken tastes like wood haha wow now that's bad chicken. ~Jerzy Mami~
Sweet
15 minutes...wo w baby bubba
This song is long I remember I rapped this whole song it was so funny xD lol
song is tooooooo long but its a good song
alexander183
Throw your hands up .. and if your girl is acting up then u take her friend.ha-ha best rap ever. .... old school.peace 80's forever
shut the fu...k up!!! damn!!! bang bang bang and scobbydoo too!!! damn ! crazy!!!333! ! ! a n d peeka boo too!!!
f...k this song is long!!!! damn !! i might have to go to sleep !!!! f...k goodnight!!! the big finale song of the night dang dont have to tell me twice!!!!333 ! ! !
say what !!!!! say what!!!!! do you got pillow!!!!!! ! f o o l !!! rock on!!!1234etc . . . give me some hip hop !!!! say what!!!! bang! did i hear a bang!!!333!! hippty hop!!!
cant beat the classics follow for a follow
Rapper Delight! ! On an on on an on!!
Q-vo old skool simon
True pioneers of hip hop before they're was a Jay z real s**t
Hot damn! 14mins!
Hot damn! 13mins!
dr.r71
Ayyy now this is real hip hop!
Allllllllrig h t Now Dam How Many Times I Danced To This Cut In The Club Fun Times Wonderful And Peaceful Memorie's Listening To This Song Love My Sugarhill Gang Lets Go Pandora Rock What You Say !!!!!!!!!!!!
I didn't remember how LONG this rap is! Lol
I cant believe i still remember EVERY word of these raps
I LOVE MY OLD SCHOOL IT'S BETTER THEN THIS NEW RAP BACK THEN IT WAS NO VIOLENCE OR HOW YOU LOOK DANCE IS AND ALWAYS BE THE BATTLE FOR FAME AND LOVE.
This is awesome.
This song is sooooooooooo o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o i o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o long
I love this song it's funny
Old school baby, you can't get no better than the Sugar Hill Gang.
Old school rap is the best!!
Hotel motel holiday inn
I'm only 13 but old school. Rap songs are ALOT better than the rap now rap now is just cursing
I just try rapping to the lyrics of Rapper's Delight. I can personally say this suburban girl can't rap :-)
The best rap so g ever. Will definitely get the party started! Especially on karaoke.
Awesome
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