Soundbreaking

Questlove: Rappers Delight Was a War of the Worlds Moment

Clip: Episode 6 | 4m 31s

The meteoric rise of rap music started with an unforgettable record: Rapper’s Delight from Sugarhill Studios in 1980. In episode six of Soundbreaking, academic Todd Boyd tracks the record’s roots to a pizza parlor in New Jersey with commentary from Public Enemy’s Chuck D., Neneh Cherry, Questlove and Chic’s Nile Rodgers,

Aired: 11/21/16

Rating: TV-PG

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