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SameOldShawn: What most people think of as the first rap record, "Rapper's Delight", you have a pretty unique relationship to that song

Rahiem: The lyric that made me popular in the Bronx when I first became an MC was "I'm hemp the demp the women's pimp, women fight for my delight", and Big Bang Hank from the Sugar Hill Gang used that line in "Rapper's Delight". That lyric actually comes from a guy called H. Rap Brown. He was incarcerated with one of my older brothers and he gave my older brother a book that he wrote to give to me. It had that lyric in it, and he told me to be inspired. So that's how it came about

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