Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Sugarhill Gang rapper Big Bank Hank Dies at 57 from cancer

Big Bank Hank  the Sugarhill Gang rapper best known as “the grandmaster with 3 MCs that shock the house for the young ladies”  died early Tuesday morning … TMZ has learned.
Hank  born Henry Jackson  had been suffering from cancer. We’re told he passed away in the greater NYC area around 2 AM. Hank was one third of the famous Sugarhill Gang … which had the first mainstream rap hit “Rappers Delight” in 1979.
His group mates Wonder Mike and Master Gee told TMZ … “So sad to hear of our brother’s passing. Rest in peace Big Bank.”

Hank was 57 years old.



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