If you're Big Daddy Kane, you hit the scene right after one of the greatest MCs ever to pick up a mic (Rakim), record lots of battle rhymes when your peers (KRS-One, Chuck . are getting political, and cross over to R&B listeners before hip-hop figured out that it didn't have to compromise to. do so. Kane was one of the prime movers behind the quantum leap in lyrical technique that took place during the late '80s, rapping with excellent diction at a more frantic pace than the smooth, effortless-sounding Rakim
Antonio Hardy (born September 10, 1968), better known by his stage name Big Daddy Kane, is a Grammy Award-winning American rapper and actor who started his career in 1986 as a member of the rap collective the Juice Crew. He is widely considered to be one of the most influential and skilled MCs in hip hop. The name Big Daddy Kane came from a variation on Caine, David Carradine's character from TV show Kung Fu and a character called "Big Daddy" Vincent Price played in the film Beach Party.
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Listen to music from Big Daddy Kane like Ain't No Half-Steppin', Smooth Operator & more. Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from Big Daddy Kane. Big Daddy Kane (born Antonio Hardy, September 10, 1968) is a rapper from Brooklyn, New York. He grew up in the notorious Bed-Stuy section of Brooklyn. During his career, he has worked with artists including Biz Markie, Marley Marl, Teddy Riley, Rudy Ray Moore and Barry White. Part of Marley Marl's legendary Juice Crew, he also penned lyrics for fellow members Biz Markie and Roxanne Shante. The Very Best of Big Daddy Kane.
One of the originators of hip-hop, Big Daddy Kane, was larger than life in his prime in the late 80's/early 90's. With 17 songs, you get some of his best work, and a few that could have been left off of here. I have always been a huge fan of Kane since 1988 when he dropped his first album. His lyrical content, flow, style is top notch, and I am thrilled to own this CD! Its so great having all his hits on one C. listened to it as soon as I got it, and it was GREAT! Thank you seller.
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