Antonio Hardy Biography

Updated On Jul 23, 2019 Published On Feb 19, 2017
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Date of Birth: 1968 , September-10
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet
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Born on September 10, 1968, Antonio Hardy Is a famous American rapper, best known by his stage name Big Daddy Kane. He was born in Brooklyn, New York, United States and is regarded as one of the skilled and influential MCs in hip hop. He has been one of the great rappers and is on the verge of becoming a legend. He belongs to Black ethnicity and his nationality is American.

Antonio Hardy married his longtime girlfriend Shawnette Hardy in 2010. Before their marriage, they used to be boyfriend and girlfriend. The couple is happily together since their marriage and they are blessed with a child named Lamel.

Antonio Hardy is active in social media and he has got thousands of followers. He is 6 feet tall in his height which perfectly suits him.

Antonio Hardy has been one of the successful hip hop stars in the music industry. In 2016, his net worth was estimated to be $ 400 thousand, which he has earned from different songs and albums.

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Born in Brooklyn, New York, United States

September 10 , 1968

Antonio Hardy was born in the late 1960s in Brooklyn, New York, award winningUnited Sates. He is a Grammy award-winning hip hop artist and is one of the skilled and influential MCs in hip hop. He has given a remarkable contribution in hip hop industry and and is on the verge of becoming a legend.

Married with Shawnette Hardy


Antonio Hardy is a married man and he married his girlfriend Shawnette Hardy in 2010. He is happily married and since then the couple is together and happy. The couple is blessed with one child named as Lamel Hardy.

Net worth is $400 thousand


Antonio Hardy is one of the successful hip-hop artists in the music industry. In 2016, his net worth was estimated to be around $400 thousand. He has earned this net worth as he is the member of the rap ground the Juice Crew.

Became the member of Juice Crew


Antonio Hardy started his music career since 1986. He started his career by being the member of the band Juice Crew. He becomes the member of the group along with his friend Biz Markie and the group is headed by producer Marley Marl.

Signed with Cold Chillin’ Records


Antonio Hardy signed with the Tyrone Williams and Len Fichtelberg’s Cold Chillin’ Records label in the year 1987, a year after he became the member of Juice Crew. He also debuted in the same year with the 12 “single “Raw”, which got hit.

Released first album Long Live in the Kane


Antonio Hardy released his first album named Long Live in the Kane in 1988 with the recordings of Cold Chillin’ Records. In the album “Ain’t No Half Steppin” was featured and that got hit. His first album was hit and he started to get fame.

Released second album Big Daddy Thing


Antonio Hardy released his second album named It’s a Big Daddy Thing in 1988 on the Cold Chillin’ Records. The album got super hit and it included samples like Teddy Railey “I Get the Job Done” and the “Smooth Operator” and others.

Won Grammy Award


Antonio Hardy has won many awards in his music career and he is a Grammy Award winner. In 1991, Antonio hardy won Grammy Award in the category of Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group for his work in Quincy Jones “Black on the Block”.

Movie debut from Posse


Antonio Hardy also got into the acting field and as an actor, he debuted from Mario Van Peebles western Posse in the ear 1993. After then he was cast in many movies and television shows and his recent appearance as an actor was in Exposed, 2016.

First cameo video “Games' Pain”


Antonio Hardy made his first cameo video in 2008 for “Games' Pain”. It was the track by Compton rapper The Game and the video of the cameo featured Raekwon, Ice Club and Three 6 Mafia. Tye Game also track was hit on that time.

Recruited by “La Supper”


In the year 2013, Antonio Hardy was recruited by a band “La Supper” and he joined the band. He made his debut album from the band named as “Back to the Future on March 26, 2013. The album also has a classic Hip-Hop & R&B vibe with it.