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Today in Hip-Hop History: Biz Markie Dropped His Debut Album ‘Goin’ Off’ 33 Years Ago

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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. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Produced exclusively by legendary Queensbridge superproducer DJ Marley Marl, Goin Off introduced singer TJ Swan and a then-unknown rapper by the name of Big […]

Big Daddy Kane Talks History with the Five Percent Nation

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Hip-hop culture is a melting pot of various sounds, languages, dances, fashions, and lifestyles. One way of life that has an undisputed imprint on hip-hop is the Five Percent Nation of Gods and Earths. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information From pioneering rap group, World Famous Supreme Team, who, according to a book written by members […]

Happy Birthday to Production Pioneer Marley Marl!

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Born Marlon Williamson this date in 1962 in NYC, the DJ, producer, and record label owner known as Marley Marl is a trailblazer of Hip Hop’s ever-evolving sound, being one of the first to use sampling as a means to gather elements for a song. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Starting with his days as […]

Happy 52nd Birthday to Hip Hop Living Legend Big Daddy Kane!

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Today marks the 52nd birthday of Grammy Award-winning lyricist Big Daddy Kane! Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information 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 […]

“Mike Epps Hip Hop Party” With Performances By Rakim, Big Daddy Kane, KRS-One And More Coming Next Month

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North American Entertainment Group Inc. today announced their streaming concert event “The Mike Epps Hip Hop Party” premiering Friday, October 9. Prerecorded in Atlanta, the show is hosted by Mike Epps and features never-before-told tales and performances by hip hop legends Doug E. Fresh, Rakim, KRS-One, Big Daddy Kane and Greg Nice. Early Bird tickets […]

Rakim Calls Out Big Daddy Kane For Verzuz Battle

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The Verzuz battle platform, created by Ruff Ryders super-producer Swizz Beatz, has become the ultimate, virtual argument ender, answering any questions about who has the better catalog between two artists. It’s been proven with the likes of Jadakiss and Fabolous, Nelly and Ludacris, and even an R&B battle between Jagged Edge and 112. Visit streaming.thesource.com […]

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. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information “I know that we dealing […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: Biz Markie Dropped His Debut Album ‘Goin’ Off’ 32 Years Ago

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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. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Produced exclusively by legendary Queensbridge superproducer DJ Marley Marl, Goin Off introduced singer TJ Swan and a then unknown rapper by the name […]

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! Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information 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 […]

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. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information 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 […]

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. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information A bill that would cost the American people a staggering $5.7 […]

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! Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information 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 […]

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