Sylvia Robinson: Mother of Hip Hop and the Real Cookie Lyon of Empire [VIDEO]

SYNOPSIS Sylvia Vanderpool-Robinson (March 6, 1936 – September 29, 2011) was an American singer, musician, record producer, and record label executive. She was best known for her work as founder/CEO of the hip hop label, Sugar Hill Records. She is credited as the driving force behind two landmark singles in the genre: “Rapper’s Delight” by […]

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