Sugarhill Gang Big Bank Hank Dies At 57
The music world is grieving the demise of rapper Big Bank Hank, who delighted fans and changed the course of hip-bounce with the Sugarhill Gang’s 1979 great, Rapper’s Delight.
Big Bank Hank, who was born Henry Jackson but at the same time was known as Imp the Dimp, passed on early Tuesday after a fight with Cancer.
David Mallie, who managers the last two living individuals, revealed to Fox News that Jackson passed on from kidney issues because of disease. Mallie affirmed the news to USA TODAY, saying that he had seen Hank “a few times” in the course of the most recent quite a long while and that his wellbeing had been declining as he experienced chemotherapy and dialysis medicines.
DJ Funkmaster Flex on Instagram.
“Rest in peace… Big Bank Hank… Hip Hop pioneer passes away of Cancer …. Legend… Sugarhill posse August fifth 1957/Nov11th-2014 ….. InFlexWeTrust.Com,” composed Flex.
Said Hank’s kindred Sugarhill Gang , Michael “Ponder Mike” Wright and Guy O’Brien, known as Master Gee:
“So sad to hear about our brothers passing. The three of us created musical history together with the release of Rapper’s Delight. We will always remember traveling the world together and rocking the house. Rest in peace Big Bank.” DJ Hustle