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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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Awesome!!!!
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Say Whaaaaaat?
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Lo ve it kinda
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Okay
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The origins of Hip HOP....... Rapper's Delight.... Hotel, Motel...Holi d a y On. The beat don't stop till the morning dawn..... yeAh!!
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=))))
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My Starcity aka Derrah. I'll never 4get tha time I sang this Song on stage wit them wen I was at Scott AFB in 1979. 1 of the highlites of my life.
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Our boogie shoes are blessed believe why? Cause we cry and wanna save them few chosen kids.. Music R us...three if us. Trying even though. She resting in peace... My baby in shock..
A kid loosingbhis first kid???
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My first hip hop jam on cassette
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Love it!
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seshns.jgjg
Rocking to the beat without a care." This is OG music to boogie too..
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biedrar
Sick. A**. Rola. Old. School. Rifa
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So long wow �� but it's catchy
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Macaroni is soggy the peas are mush and the chicken taste like wood!!!!!
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Omg remember this ...good mornig
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This is back from when rap was good. This and the Breaks is about the apex of this genre.
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Too long but still like it
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Sugar hill gang rocks the stage with rappers delight
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The best soging.
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Big Bank Hank said

CHILL & DEF

back in 79, kids !
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I wished I lived in the 70s wow this rap is amazing! Today's rap is worst, old school it's lit
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Alllllll S**t Can't Count The Times I Danced To This In The Club Fun And Great Memories Listening To This
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ltuzzy9711
It is a delight
*~~~~* a RAPPER'S DELIGHT
:D
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Bruhhhh. Good song to get the morning goin lol
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Brings back memories of the rinks, Skate Ranch and Hot Wheels. In Austin Texas!
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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
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One of, if not the best, rap song ever, created for not only rap fans but hippys, older ppl all genre!!!
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Classic old school Rap, Funk ..!!!!
❗❗❗ 〰❤❤❤〰 ❗❗❗
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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.
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This song IS rap music anthem, and will live on in every rap music lovers mind. Thanks Sylvia... Miss y'all Sugarhill..!
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laquitavm
The longest rap song known to man!
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This song to me is hip-hop national anthem. We should all agree.
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Now this is real rap. I love it... :)
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It went on and on and on.
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Wow.wow, blow my mind!
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Bang bang boogiedi beat���� great ��
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Such a classic!...t h e chicken tastes like wood haha wow now that's bad chicken. ~Jerzy Mami~
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Sweet
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15 minutes...wo w baby bubba
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This song is long I remember I rapped this whole song it was so funny xD lol
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song is tooooooo long but its a good song
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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
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shut the fu...k up!!! damn!!! bang bang bang and scobbydoo too!!! damn ! crazy!!!333! ! ! a n d peeka boo too!!!
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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 ! ! !
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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!!!
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cant beat the classics follow for a follow
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Rapper Delight! ! On an on on an on!!
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Q-vo old skool simon
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True pioneers of hip hop before they're was a Jay z real s**t
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