Monday, October 3, 2011

R.I.P. Sylvia Robinson

On September 29, we lost a Hiphop pioneer and musical legend in Sylvia Robinson. She passed away from heart failure at the age of 75. Sylvia Robinson was a very diverse writer, singer, producer, and business woman. She founded the first successful Hiphop label, Sugar Hill Records, and is known for the hit single, "Pillow Talk."

Sylvia opened up many doors for the culture, and  is widely recognized as the "mother of Hiphop" Her funeral will be on October 11th in Englewood, New Jersey at Community Baptist Church.

Check the videos below of Sylvia performing "Pillow Talk" and dope perspective from Tony B Conscious.

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