This article summarizes the events, album releases, and album release dates in hip hop music for the year 1980.

Released albums[edit | edit source]

February[edit | edit source]

Day Artist(s) Album Record label
7 The Sugarhill Gang Sugarhill Gang Sugar Hill Records

September[edit | edit source]

Day Artist(s) Album Record label
29 Kurtis Blow Kurtis Blow Mercury Records

Released singles[edit | edit source]

Unknown date[edit | edit source]

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