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An original ArtWerx by ~.THE.DoT., of Ms. SYLVIA ROBINSON, allocated for permanent exhibition in The Hip Hop Museum in The Bronx, N.Y., the birthplace of Hip Hop.....Under Construction.


"SYLVIA ROBINSON" / The HIP HOP Flowers, Vol. I by ~.THE.DoT.



Mixed Media on 24" Wood Tondo: Acrylics, Lace, Glass, Swarovski Crystals, Enamel, Sequins, Metal



  • Credited as the driving force behind two landmark singles in the hip hop genre: "Rapper's Delight" (1979) by the Sugarhill Gang, and "The Message" (1982) by Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, both of which she produced. Several publications have dubbed her as "The Mother of Hip Hop".


    At the 11th Annual Rhythm and Blues Awards Gala in 2000, she received a Pioneer Award for her career in singing and for founding Sugarhill Records and in 2022, she was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in the Ahmet Ertegun Award category for being a major influence on the creative development of hip-hop's early successes and is the second woman to receive the honor.

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