Rapper’s Delight is 30 Years Old

In a column celebrating the the 30th anniversary of Sugar Hill Gang’s seminal hit ‘Rapper’s Delight’, this Boston Globe column discusses how odd it is that the song is one of the few pop hits in recent history to not have a chorus, while barely touching on the fact that it’s probably the only pop hit in recent history to be 15 freaking minutes long.

Rapper’s Delight is 30 Years Old

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