Death of Henry "Big Bank Hank" Jackson

August 5, 1957 - November 11, 2014
Trenton, New Jersey | Age 57

Big Bank Hank of Sugarhill Gang dies at age 57
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BRUCE SHIPKOWSKI, The Associated Press

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Big Bank Hank, a member of the pioneering hip-hop group the Sugarhill Gang, has died, a funeral director has confirmed.

He was 57.

Aree Booker, a funeral director with Eternity Funeral Services in Englewood, New Jersey, didn't specify the cause of death, but said the rapper died Tuesday and that his funeral home would handle the services.

Big Bank Hank, whose real name was Henry Jackson, was a part...

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