King Asiatic Nobody’s Equal. It’s not every day we get to sit with a legend. Kane goes deep with his history, what he thinks about Mr. Cee, how he produced the majority of ‘Long Live The Kane’ with no credits, how Doug E Fresh taught him how to rock the crowd, how some cats from [cont.]
In part 1 of ThisIs50′s interview with Big Daddy Kane talks about people debating if he is better than Rakim or not, being almost the same age as Jay-Z, his generation of Hip-Hop, remembers Biggie not wanting to collaberate with a certain big artist because he was a biter, and having sex with a girl [cont.]
Footage from Kane’s visit to Zagreb, Croatia where he performed for the first time ever at Club Pepermint. Also included in the movie is Big Daddy Kane’s freestyle on Blackout Rap Show (radio808.com) where Kane stopped by to have sit down with DJ Phat Phillie. The beat he rhymed on is Koolade ‘Get Down Butkus’ [cont.]
Big Daddy Kane performs alongside Stones Throw funk outfit Connie Price and The Keystones in Japan… Check our man on the horn. This video surfaced almost a year ago, but didn’t catch our attention until it was Tweeted by Chuck D yesterday. There’s some additional footage of Kane and the Keystones from The Root Down [cont.]
Kane’s new R&B/soul outfit delivers this dope throwback video, featuring a verse from the Big Daddy himself. From the album, Back To The Future.
A week after he premiered his track (“What’s Wrong”) with Rakim, today we release the second in the series of Legendary Emcees on beats by Marco Polo with samples that were impossible to clear… we present “Nite & Day” f/ Big Daddy Kane (Scratches by Shylow). Taken from Marco Polo’s forthcoming free-LP Newport Authority 2 [cont.]
Big Daddy Kane’s new group, Las Supper (@LasSupper) releases their first single entitled “I Believe in Love Again”. It’s taken from their upcoming album, Back To The Future. The project is scheduled to be released on March 26th.
Big Daddy Kane discusses old school hip hop and the challenges of selling a young Jay-Z to music execs.
Recorded as a part of Nike’s #XX8DaysOfFlight promotion. Can’t argue with that.
Brood Baby presents “Lesson of the Day” a new web series featuring hip-hop history lessons and personal rap stories from legendary hip-hop artist & journalist, R.A. the Rugged Man. The first episode dissects Big Daddy Kane’s unsung and under-appreciated third album, Taste of Chocolate [1990 / Warner Bros]. The album, unlike Kane’s first two classic [cont.]
Jay-Z is performing eight dates at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. Here, we see a new verses performed acapella, and in second clip, he brings out the legendary Big Daddy Kane, as well as Scoob and Scrap Lover. So dope….
Rakim and R.A. the Rugged Man at No Mystery studio working on a movie soundtrack; they take time off to kick it and speak on a swipe Rakim took at Kane back in the day.
The legendary New York rapper shares his thoughts on the evolution of the music industry in regards to hip-hop and also explains how lyrical content of today’s artists differs from his era.
Legendary rapper Big Daddy Kane speaks on the legacy of The Beastie Boys and the impact they had on music. He also explains why KRS One and Dougie Fresh are two of his favorite artists.
Was playing #HipHopNerdTrivia today with @DanteRoss @SheckyGreen and @FrankieEmz and this track came up in conversation. Here it is for those that missed it on that Droppin’ Science quad-vinyl set from a few years back.
Another one from Prince Paul’s unreleased archive. He tells us: This is a Song I did for Kane in 1989 which is the title track of his album ” Its a Big Daddy Thing ” . At this point in my career this was a big highlight to work with Kane and there was definitely [cont.]
The 2011 Soul Train awards had a fitting tribute to the late Heavy D, featuring Big Daddy Kane, Doug E. Fresh, Goodie Mob, Naughty By Nature, Kurtis Blow, and more.
Better late than never animated video from Mega’s 2009 LP, Born and Raised.
Oooooh word? Let’s make this happen. Rock The Bells or Paid Dues 2012. Charity event. Something.
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