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Big Daddy Kane Pays Tribute to Frontline Workers in Momentous Freestyle

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On Wednesday night (April 22), hip-hop icon Big Daddy Kane took to Instagram to share a momentous freestyle in light of the Coronavirus pandemic. Titled, “Frontline Workers,” the piece was a tribute to essential workers who are active in dealing with those affected by COVID-19. “I know that we dealing with some tough times. Weird […]

Exclusive: Big Daddy Kane Talks Battling in NYC, Discovering JAY-Z and More

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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 borough to borough. Rakim has shared that he was slaying people. Roxanne Shante even revealed she used to get money […]

Happy 51st Birthday to Hip-Hop Icon Big Daddy Kane!

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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 and has been rocking the mic and setting cultural trends ever since. Even cultural critic publication Rolling Stone […]

The ‘Shaft’ Soundtrack to be Re-released as a Deluxe Issue

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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 the newly remastered, classic soundtrack—originally released in 1971—plus all of the original music from the film, which did not appear on the […]

Big Daddy Kane Trolls Donald Trump’s Agenda to Build a Wall

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 is paid. A bill that would cost the American people a staggering $5.7 billion dollars, meanwhile poverty and […]

Happy 50th Birthday to Hip-Hop Icon Big Daddy Kane!

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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 and has been rocking the mic and setting cultural trends ever since. Even cultural critic publication Rolling Stone […]

Ghostface Killah’s New Album ‘The Lost Tapes’ Features Raekwon, Big Daddy Kane, Snoop Dogg and More, Tracklist Revealed

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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 features bound to Classic Hip-Hop nostalgia. Matt “M80” Markoff, the longtime A&R ace of Ghostface, revealed the tracklist in an exclusive take with […]

Hip-Hop Legend Big Daddy Kane to Receive the Key to Brooklyn

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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 Sunday (June 24). Born Antonio Hardy, the Smooth Operator’s rap moniker will be engraved along the esteemed path during […]

Big Daddy Kane and Rapsody Share The Stage At Tribeca Film Festival

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 during his 2018 Tribeca Film Festival set. The recent Grammy nominee got to see her dream come true when PUMA and luxury brand MCM tapped her and […]

EXCLUSIVE: NYC’s City Parks Foundation Announces The 2018 SummerStage Lineup Including Talib Kweli, Big Daddy Kane, Young M. A. And More

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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 neighborhood parks throughout the five boroughs. This year’s festival, presented by Capital One, will showcase over 200 unique artists hailing from New York City […]