Henry "Big Bank Hank" Jackson


Age: 58

Summary: rapper and member of the pioneering hip-hop group The Sugarhill Gang that was responsible for one of the most popular rap songs of all time Rapper's Delight, in which the song was released in 1979 as hip-hop music started to emerge as a genre and it landed in the Top 40 on the Billboard Hot 100 charts.

Cause of Death: Cancer

Born: January 11, 1956

Died: November 11, 2014

Englewood, New Jersey