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SOUNDBREAKING

Questlove: Rappers Delight Was a War of the Worlds Moment

  • Aired: 11/21/2016
  • 04:31
  • Rating: TV-PG
The meteoric rise of rap music started with an unforgettable record: Rapper’s Delight from Sugarhill Studios in 1980. In episode six of Soundbreaking, academic Todd Boyd tracks the record’s roots to a pizza parlor in New Jersey with commentary from Public Enemy’s Chuck D., Neneh Cherry, Questlove and Chic’s Nile Rodgers,
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Chuck D didn't believe there would ever be a good rap record because rap was an "event."
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