I Want My Name Back
Jul 18 - Jul 19, 2012
(Roger Paradiso, USA, 2011, Blu-ray, 93 min)
Sponsored by Easy Street Records
They kicked it off back in ’79 with their hit song “Rapper’s Delight,” but what happened to the Suger Hill Gang and where did Master Gee and Wonder Mike end up? I Want My Name Back chronicles the rise and fall of hip-hop pioneers the Sugarhill Gang, from the album that went platinum to the swindle that saw their profits and publishing rights stolen from them by their mob-financed label Sugar Hill Records. I Want My Name Back follows Mike and Gee’s thirty-year battle with Sugar Hill Records to reclaim their rights and recognition as hip-hop pioneers.