Legend of hip-hop Henry Lee Jackson died from cancer (video)
In the United States at the age of 58 years died Creator of the first hit in the history of hip-hopHenry Lee Jackson, more famous in the world of music as a Big Bank Hank. The reason of death of a member of the famous group The Sugarhill Gang was cancer.
The death of the artist was approved by Manager 2 other members of the musical collective wonder Mike and Master Gee David'malley, adding that about Michael Jackson's death became known in the morning of 11 November.
"Very sad to hear the news about the death of our brother. We created three music history with the release of the hit Rapper's Delight. We will constantly remember you, rest in peace" - quoted by Rolling Stone members of The Sugarhill Gang. The funeral of the artist will be held in his native metropolis the Englewood.
Curiously, his own debut single Rapper's Delight the staff of the Sugarhill Gang recorded in 1979 - the coming day after a private Foundation. Specifically due to this song, the audience in the United States and around the world learned about hip-hop music. Some found the track on a music joke without special perspectives, but as a result, the single has sold over 8 million copies.
HenryJackson was born on 11 January 1956. Before seriously study music, he hunted struggle, worked in pizzerias and shopping centers. Jackson was 22 years old when his musical experiments were recorded by the producers. The same day, the rapper was able to start to record the 1st song with their own friends.
The rap as a musical direction emerged in the 1970s in the area of the Bronx in new York among African Americans. It is believed that there he "brought" visiting DJ's from Jamaica. First, the very music of itself conventional rhymed couplets in the performance of so-called MC (Master of Ceremony), which was accompanied by a simple musical losses.
After that Amateur radio has helped to spread this trend among fans then known styles of disco and funk. A sensation on the market of the music of those years produced output specifically records Rapper's Delight, which is considered to be 1 account REP and the forerunner of all musical style.