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Overview (3)

Born in Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
Died in Secaucus, New Jersey, USA  (congestive heart failure)
Birth NameSylvia Vanterpool

Mini Bio (1)

Sylvia Robinson was born on March 6, 1936 in Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA as Sylvia Vanterpool. She was married to Joseph Robinson and Mickey Baker. She died on September 29, 2011 in Secaucus, New Jersey, USA.

Spouse (2)

Joseph Robinson (? - ?) (his death) (3 children)
Mickey Baker (? - ?) (divorced)

Trivia (4)

Mother of Joey Robinson
Was "Sylvia" of Mickey & Sylvia.
She founded the very first hip-hop record label, Sugarhill Records, in 1979. Wrote and produced songs for Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five, Kool Moe Dee & the Treacherous Three, Angie Stone and the Sugarhill Gang.
Founded, with husband Joe Robinson, All-Platinum Records in 1967.

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