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Artist, songwriter, producer, record label owner, and CEO: the original hip-hop mogul.
Sylvia Robinson laid the foundation for rap to flourish into the most lucrative music genre today. More on rockhall.com...
Image (r) from Dale and Jeanne Ketchum Sheet Music Collection
All of our books pertaining to Sylvia Robinson can be found here.
All of our audio by Sylvia Robinson can be found here.
All archival materials related to Sylvia Robinson can be found here. Listed below are notable collections and items.
Rolling Stone Collection
The Rolling Stone Collection span the years 1956 to 1993, with the bulk of the records dating between 1966 and 1989. The collection is organized into four series: artist files; artist, reference and record company files; copy and research files; and editorial files. The two series of artist files consist of newspaper and magazine clippings on artists, their performances, or related subjects.
Rock's Backpages Articles
Free articles are available on Rock's Backpages through the Free on RBP link. The articles below may require you to be on-site at the Library & Archives in order to read them.
Influence & Legacy
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