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Big Daddy Kane Biography

Big Daddy Kane

Facts of Big Daddy Kane

Date of Birth: 1968 , September-10
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet

Quick Timeline of Big Daddy Kane

1968 Born in Brooklyn, New York City, USA
1985 Joined hip hop group named Juice Crew
1988 Release of debut Album Long Live the King
1989 Released Second Album It's a Big Daddy Thing
1991 Release of Fourth Album Prince of Darkness
2010 Marries long time girlfriend Shawnette
2016 Starred in Exposed

Detail Timeline of Big Daddy Kane

September 10 , 1968

Born in Brooklyn, New York City, USA

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.

 

1985

Joined hip hop group named Juice Crew

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.

June 28 , 1988

Release of debut Album Long Live the King

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.

September 19 , 1989

Released Second Album It's a Big Daddy Thing

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.

October 29 , 1991

Release of Fourth Album Prince of Darkness

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.

 

2010

Marries long time girlfriend Shawnette

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.

January 22 , 2016

Starred in Exposed

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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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.