GO – HO – TEL – MO – TEL – HOW – LA – DAY – IN !! Guess who’s coming to MBLVX?

July 10, 2009 by Michael Buonaccorso

No, it’s not the Holiday Inn – it’s the Las Vegas Riviera Hotel, when on February 9,2010 the pioneering hip hop group THE SUGARHILL GANG will be entertaining at the late night party for conference attendees sponsored by Pioneer ProDJ. Their appearance is part of the Mobile Beat Legends series, bringing back the artists that have made all our playlists for many years.

More than 30 years after “Rapper’s Delight” broke through to radio, the Gang’s place in music history seems secure as the first hip hop group to have a gold single.Their single “Rapper’s Delight” was a multi-platinum seller and radio hit in 1979, rising to the #36 spot on the US pop chart and a #4 hit on the US R&B chart.

Infectious and catchy, “Rapper’s Delight” borrowed the break from Chic’s “Good Times” and became a worldwide hit, eventually selling more than eight million copies. Join Mobile Beat, the Pioneer VJs, and the THE SUGARHILL GANG at the ‘Top of the Riv’,all part of the experience coming to Las Vegas February 9-11, 2010. The latest conference updates can always be found on Mobilebeat.com.

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Michael Buonaccorso Michael Buonaccorso (51 Posts)

Co-founder of Mobile Beat Magazine in 1991, and current producer of Mobile Beat Las Vegas, Mike has worn just about every hat possible in the evolution of the magazine, from writing articles to making sales calls. Formerly a musician and DJ himself, he still enjoys writing for the magazine and released “A Different Spin”, a DJ history book, in 2011.


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