Big Daddy Kane Biography

Antonio Hardy (born September 10, 1968), better known by his stage name Big Daddy Kane, is a Grammy Award-winning American rapper who started his career in 1986 as a member of the rap group the Juice Crew. He is widely considered to be one of the most influential and skilled MCs in hip hop. Regarding the name Big Daddy Kane, he said: "The Big Daddy part and the Kane part came from two different things. The Kane part came from my fascination with the martial arts flicks when I was young." The Big Daddy part came from the name of a character Vincent Price played in the film Beach Party.

Rolling Stone magazine ranked his song "Ain't No Half-Steppin'" #25 on its list of The 50 Greatest Hip-Hop Songs of All Time, calling him "a master wordsmith of rap's late-golden age and a huge influence on a generation of MCs." They added, "Legend has it that even the Eighties' greatest rapper, Rakim, turned down a challenge to go mic-to-mic with Kane."

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Taste Of Chocolate (Video Version)

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What Life Would Be Like (Video)

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Every Time I Breathe (Video)

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Big Daddy Kane: Atlanta AmericasMart

Big Daddy Kane: Atlanta AmericasMart

Big Daddy Kane performs at showcase for fashion label Enyce...

  • Apr 30, 2001

Dedbeat Weekender - Saturday: Great Yarmouth Vauxhall Park

The second day of Dedbeat finds Roots Manuva and Big Daddy Kane wowing the crowds...

  • Feb 26, 2001

Big Daddy Kane: King's Cross Scala

You want it fast? You want it hard? You want it now, all at once? Then come to Daddy...

  • Feb 23, 2001

Veteranz Day

It tries for currently stylish R&B influences, too, but has more to do with jaded '80s funk pastiche than [a]Timbaland[/a], rarely finding the enthusiasm to lift itself from its bath chair...

  • Jan 18, 1999

London Kentish Town Forum

The self-styled ladeez man's propensity for white suits now makes him look more [a]Lionel Richie[/a] than super-fly...

  • Jan 14, 1999

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