Big Daddy Kane


With dizzying wordplay, upbeat, conscious lyrics and a chocolate Hugh Hefner-like mojo, Big Daddy Kane revolutionized hip hop’s style and sound in the 1980s. Best known for his songwriting skills and sizzling stage shows, Kane could rock the party a la "I Get the Job Done," battle rap with cuts like "Warm It Up Kane" or craft politically-inspiring joints like "Another Victory." But mostly, Kane was all about the ladies, on stage and off.

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