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R.I.P./ Rest in Power Big Bank Hank of The Sugarhill Gang August 5, 1957 – November 11, 2014

Written by on November 11, 2014


Henry Lee Jackson (January 11, 1956 – November 11, 2014), known by his stage name, Big Bank Hank, was an American old school rapper. Also known as Imp the Dimp, he was a member of The Sugarhill Gang, the first hip hop act to have a hit single, “Rapper’s Delight” in 1979.





Hank died in New York on November 11, 2014, from kidney complications due to cancer. He was 58 years old.