Advert: Paco Rabanne - Lady Million Empire
Music: The Sugar Hill Gang - Rappers Delight
The music for this Paco Rabanne advert comes from pioneering rap group the Sugarhill Gang. The track - "Rapper's Delight" was released in 1979 and although not the first single to include rapping, "Rapper's Delight" is credited for introducing hip hop music to a wide audience.
The Sugarhill Gang hailed from Englewood, New Jersey, and consisted of Michael "Wonder Mike" Wright, Henry "Big Bank Hank" Jackson, and Guy "Master Gee" O'Brien. The three were assembled into a group by producer Sylvia Robinson, who founded Sugar Hill Records with her husband, record producer Joe Robinson.