Sugar Hill Records

  1. Live Nation's Kevin Morrow Forming New Company, Steel Wool Entertainment, With Kevin Welk

    October 19, 2012 7:00 AM EDT Kevin Morrow, Live Nation's SVP of Touring, today announced he is stepping down to focus on the formation of a new entertainment company with Vanguard/Sugar Hill label vet Kevin Welk. Their new strategic partnership, Steel Wool Entertainment ...

  2. Sons of Sugar Hill Records Founders Plead Guilty to Tax-Evasion Charges

    March 29, 2012 5:47 PM EDT Three sons of the founders of the Sugar Hill Records hip-hop recording label pleaded guilty Thursday to tax evasion charges. Joseph Robinson Jr., 50, of Tenafly, and 46-year-old Leland Robinson and 41-year-old Rhondo Robinson, both of Englewood, e ...

  3. Sylvia Robinson, 'the Mother of the Hip-Hop Business,' Remembered by Chuck D, MC Lyte, More

    September 29, 2011 6:00 PM EDT Sylvia Robinson, who died early today of congestive heart failure at the age of 75, is best known for producing the first commercially successful rap recording: the Sugarhill Gang's 1979 hit "Rapper's Delight." But this pioneer ...

  4. Sylvia Robinson, Founder of Sugar Hill Records and Godmother of Hip-Hop, Dead at 75

    September 29, 2011 2:32 PM EDT Sylvia Robinson, who enjoyed a long career as a singer, songwriter, producer and co-founder of Sugar Hill Records, died early today in New Jersey, according to the New York Times and other sources. She was 75. While she had success as an artist in ...

  5. Kathy Mattea, Hot Rize To Host 20th IBMA Show

    July 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Country artist Kathy Mattea and bluegrass band Hot Rize will co-host the 20th annual International Bluegrass Music Awards (IBMA) on Thursday, October 1, at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium. "Kathy Mattea and Hot Rize are a perfect fit as our ...

  6. Vanguard, Sugar Hill Make Promotions

    June 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Welk Music Group, parent company of Vanguard Records and Sugar Hill Records, has upped several staffers to new positions. Welk Music Group, parent company of Vanguard Records and Sugar Hill Records, has upped several staffers to new positions. Kim ...

  7. Nickel Creek, Glen Phillips Set For Tour

    June 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Former Toad the Wet Sprocket front man Glen Phillips and Nickel Creek will be joined by former Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones as a special guest on electric bass and drummer Pete Thomas (Elvis C Former Toad the Wet Sprocket front man Glen Ph ...