Sugarhill Gang co-founder Big Bank Hank dies

Sugarhill Gang's Henry 'Big Bank Hank' Jackson has died at the age of 57, confirms David Mallie, who manages the group's two remaining living members.

Mallie said Jackson died from kidney complications due to cancer.

“[Wonder Mike and Master Gee] had been in contact with him in the past year," Mallie told FOX411. "They had some great times and created history.”

The former band members also expressed their condolences.

"So sad to hear of our brother's passing. Rest in peace Big Bank," they said.

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