March 28, 1981: Blondie's 'Rapture' Makes History as First Rap Song to Reach #1 in America


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Mr. Eighties
Apr 29, 2023

On this day On March 28, 1981, "Rapture" by Blondie soared to the top spot as the #1 song in America, maintaining its position from March 28 to April 10. It marked the first time a song with "rap lyrics" reached #1 on the US Billboard Charts.