8/5/1957 - 11/11/2014
Remembering the life, death and hip-hop legacy of Big Bank Hank
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Big Bank Hank, one of the members of the pioneering hip-hop group the Sugarhill Gang, has died, according to Aree Booker, a funeral director with Eternity Funeral Services in Englewood, New Jersey. He was 57.
Booker didn't specify the cause of death, but said the rapper died Tuesday and that his funeral home would handle the services.
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Big Bank Hank, whose real name was Henry Jackson,...