8th Wonder
8th wonder
Studio album by The Sugarhill Gang




Late 1980-1981


Hip hop, old school hip hop


Sugar Hill Records


JIGSAW Production, Sylvia Robinson (also exec.)

The Sugarhill Gang chronology


Sugarhill Gang (album) (1980)


Livin' in the Fast Lane (1984)

8th Wonder is the second studio album by American hip hop group The Sugarhill Gang, released in 1981 on Sugar Hill Records. The group was again produced by Sugar Hill Records CEO, Sylvia Robinson. While the album was not as successful as the group's Sugarhill Gang, it did feature the minor hits "8th Wonder" and "Apache". Fellow Sugar Hill Records group, Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, make a guest appearance on the song "Showdown".

Track listingEdit

All songs produced by Sylvia Robinson and JIGSAW Production.

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Funk Box" Derry, Flexler, McDonald, Mitchell, Robinson, Wimbish 8:05
2. "On the Money" McKay, Simpson 5:25
3. "8th Wonder" Cook, Lapread 3:56
4. "Apache" Chase, Cook, Robinson, Wright 6:09
5. "Showdown" (feat. Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five Johnson, Johnson, Robinson 5:41
6. "Giggalo" Jackson, O'Brien, Robinson, Wright 3:51
7. "Hot Hot Summer Day" Alexander, The Gang, Mitchell, Robinson, Wimbish 3:27
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