On this date in the infamous year of 1988, the "Human Orchestra" Biz Markie released his debut full length album Goin' Off on Cold Chillin'/Warner Brothers Records. Produced exclusively by legendary Queensb... Read Article
For years, Big Daddy Kane fans wondered what exactly was up with him and Madonna. Kane finally reveals what how the two met and what happened.
While battle rap has achieved one of its most successful seasons ever, it is interesting to see that some of Hip-Hop's greats got their start battling folk from crew to crew, neighborhood to neighborhood and bo... Read Article
Today marks the 51st birthday of Grammy Award-winning lyricist Big Daddy Kane! Born on this day in 1968, Brooklynite Antonio Hardy aka Big Daddy Kane stepped on the scene with the Juice Crew in the late ’80s... Read Article
New York City Council Honors Artists and Influencers At The Power & Music Awards For Black Music Month
Before making Black Music Month an official happening in 1979, musicologists and on-air radio personalities, Dyana Williams and Ed Wright, and producer extraordinaire Kenny Gamble, had to take their advocacy u... Read Article
Craft Recordings has announced a new deluxe reissue of Isaac Hayes’ Grammy Award-winning album Shaft. Set for a June 14th street date and limited to 5,000 copies worldwide, the two-CD collection will offer t... Read Article
Rapper, producer, label owner, concert promoter and founder of the Alumni, Kwamé Holland is one of the hardest working rappers from the Golden Era. He is recently making waves with a revelation about his former boss, Hurby "Luv Bug" Azor's nose for sniffing out legends.
It seems like Donald Trump will stop at nothing to build his border wall. As if shutting the American government down wasn't enough, he now promises to keep the government shutdown until the bill for the wall i... Read Article
On this day in 1989, Big Daddy Kane released his sophomore album It's a Big Daddy Thing on the Warner Bros./Cold Chillin label. Along with being a successful follow up to Kane's classic debut, this album was th... Read Article
Today marks the 50th birthday of Grammy Award-winning lyricist Big Daddy Kane! Born on this day in 1968, Brooklynite Antonio Hardy aka Big Daddy Kane stepped on the scene with the Juice Crew in the late 80’s... Read Article
Today In Hip-Hop History: Marley Marl’s Juice Crew Debut Album ‘In Control Vol. 1’ Turns 30 Years Old!
The title of "super producer" is not one to be taken lightly. For every era of Hip-Hop, there is a man behind the keys setting the tone. Dr. Dre, Pete Rock, RZA, Swizz Beatz, Jermaine Dupri, Timbaland, The Nept... Read Article
Ghostface Killah’s New Album ‘The Lost Tapes’ Features Raekwon, Big Daddy Kane, Snoop Dogg and More, Tracklist Revealed
Ghostface Killah is ready to take a serious trip back to the mid-nineties. The tracklist for Ghostface Killah's thirteenth studio album The Lost Tapes has been revealed and the 13-track project is filled with f... Read Article
Highly praiseworthy in the name of Hip-Hop, Big Daddy Kane will be inducted into the Brooklyn Botanic Garden's Garden Celebrity Path and will also receive the key to the New York City borough of Brooklyn on Sun... Read Article
On this day in Hip Hop history, Big Daddy Kane released his debut LP Long Live The Kane. Released by Cold Chillin' Records and produced by Marley Marl, this album is one of Hip Hop's earliest successes. Through... Read Article
Big Daddy Kane continues to prove legends never die — they only shine brighter while inspiring the next generation. Just ask rapper Rapsody, who recently shared the stage with the rap icon as a musical guest ... Read Article
This summer will mark the 30th anniversary of Big Daddy Kane's rousing debut album Long Live the Kane. The Golden Era king will commemorate the milestone in the fashion of essential showmanship this June in his... Read Article
MTV Reboots ‘Yo! MTV Raps’ with League of Golden Era Legends for 30th Anniversary Concert in Brooklyn
Treasured hip-hop music video show Yo! MTV Raps will celebrate a milestone with a strictly nostalgic tribute concert at Brooklyn's Barclays Center on June 1 as the Yo! MTV Raps: 30th Anniversary Experience, an ... Read Article
EXCLUSIVE: NYC’s City Parks Foundation Announces The 2018 SummerStage Lineup Including Talib Kweli, Big Daddy Kane, Young M. A. And More
City Parks Foundation is thrilled to announce the 2018 season of SummerStage, New York City’s largest free outdoor performing arts festival, bringing more than 100 performances to Central Park and 17 neighborho... Read Article
Reigning from the golden era of hip-hop, Big Daddy Kane is a lyrical innovator whose quick paced flow and cloudless bars caused an uproar of influence throughout the classes of future emcees. A certified hip-ho... Read Article