Big Daddy Kane Biography


Big Daddy Kane

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Birth Name: Big Daddy
Date of birth:
Birth Country: United States
Height: 6 Feet
Birth Sign: virgo
Age:   49 Years
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Big Daddy Kane is a talented rapper and actor who influenced countless rappers. He was born in Brooklyn, New York City, U.S.A. He was previously in the hip- hop group called the Juice Crew that was active in the 90's. He's referred as the complete emcee. A lot of rappers such as Eminem has praised him and is listed in the Top 50 MC's of all time.

He started out in the rap game with his debut album titled "Long Live the Kane" in 1988. His unique delivery of rapping and raw talent made him famous in the hip-hop community. His notable songs include "Set It Off", "Smooth Operator", and “All of Me He has performed with the likes of Quincy Jones, Tupac Shakur, Big L, Biz Markie to name a few.

Big Daddy Kane is currently 47 years of age and resides in Raleigh, North Carolina. 

His nationality is American and his ethnicity is black. His net worth is estimated at $400,000.

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Born in Brooklyn, New York City, USA

1968 10th of September

Big Daddy Kane is a talented rapper and actor who influenced countless rappers. He was born in September 10, 1968 in Brooklyn, New York City, U.S.A. as Antonio Hardy.

His zodiac sign is Virgo.

 

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Joined hip hop group named Juice Crew

1985

1984 was the year Big Daddy met Biz Markie and they struck up a friendship which would later lead Big Dadddy to write Markie's most notorious verses. Big Daddy Kane along with Marley Marl and Biz Marley formed Juice Crew, a hip hop collective in Queens.

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Release of debut Album Long Live the King

1988 28th of June

He started out in the rap game with his debut album titled Long Live the King in 1988. His unique delivery of rapping and raw talent made him famous in the hip-hop community. The album was well received and was certified gold by RIAA.

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Released Second Album It's a Big Daddy Thing

1989 19th of September

The release of his debut album and his growing popularity made him focus hard on his career and he released It's a Big Daddy Thing in 1989. It included the singles - "Smooth Operator" and "I Get the Job Done". 

This album is his most successful effort up to date and it was certified gold by RIAA.

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Release of Fourth Album Prince of Darkness

1991 29th of October

Kane's fourth album titled “Prince of Darkness" was released in Oct 29 1991. It was a major blunder in terms of his musical direction as his rapping skills were much better than singing. 

It opened on #25 on Billboard's Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums.

 

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Marries long time girlfriend Shawnette

2010

Big Daddy Kane had established himself as not only a reputed emcee but also a ladies’ man but surprised everyone in 2010 by marrying his long time girlfriend Shawnette in North Carolina. They currently reside there.

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Starred in Exposed

2016 22nd of January

Big Daddy Kane wasn't just a talented emcee but also was interested in acting. He had acted previously in movies and starred as Black in an American thriller titled "Exposed" along with Ana de Amas and Keanu Reeves.

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