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Sylvia Robinson, "The Mother of Hip-Hop" passes away

The New York Times has just reported the passing of Sylvia Robinson whom many proclaim as the

The New York Times has just reported the passing of Sylvia Robinson whom many proclaim as the “Mother of Hip-Hop.” She died early Thursday morning in New Jersey at the age of 75. She is credited for releasing the first-ever rap song by a hip-hop act on a major label, which we all know today as “Rapper’s Delight” by The Sugarhill Gang. Her second landmark single was with Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five in “The Message.” Our deepest condolences go out to her family, friends and fans. Rest in Power.

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