Nile Rodgers talks about the birth of hip-hop

The first rap hit was Rapper’s Delight by the Sugar Hill Gang, and it sampled straight from Chic’s “Good Times.” Nile Rodgers, Chic’s guitarist and co-creator, tells about how his band’s song morphed from party anthem to another group’s single. This is as close to pin-pointing where rap started as we can get…maybe?

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