11.18.2019

Rapper Big Bank Hank of Sugarhill Gang dies at 57

Rapper Big Bank Hank of Sugarhill Gang dies at 57 Photo by Isaac Brekken, WireImage

The music world is mourning the death of rapper Big Bank Hank, who delighted fans and changed the course of hip-hop with the Sugarhill Gang's 1979 classic, Rapper's Delight.

Big Bank Hank, who was born Henry Jackson but was also known as Imp the Dimp, died early Tuesday after a battle with cancer, according to TMZ.

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