Wonder Mike

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Birthday
30, 1958
Birthplace
New York
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
30, 1958 (age 61)
Birthplace
New York

About

Famous for his association with the "old school" hip-hop movement of the late 1970s and early 1980s, this rapper belonged to The Sugarhill Gang. In 1979, the group produced "Rapper's Delight," the first hit hip-hop single in history.

Before Fame

His band's debut album -- the self-titled Sugarhill Gang -- was released in 1980.

Trivia

His second album with The Sugarhill Gang, 8th Wonder, rose to #15 on the United States R&B music chart.

Family Life

Born Michael Anthony Wright, he grew up in New York City and Englewood, New Jersey. His daughter, Carmen Delgina, also pursued a music career: in 2014, she auditioned for American Idol.

Associated With

His band's famous single, "Rapper's Delight," was produced by hip-hop artist Sylvia Robinson.

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