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Big Daddy Kane

key, voc, *1968 US, Bedford–Stuyvesant, Brooklyn
Producer of Hip-Hop/Rap
A.k.a. Antonio M. Hardy Antonio Hardy

Born September 10, 1968 in Brooklyn, New York. The backronym "King Asiatic Nobody's Equal" is often applied to his moniker. His name "Kane" came from Kane from the popular TV show Kung Fu. The "Big Daddy" came from Vincent Price's character in an old Frankie Avalon movie, "Beach Party".

  • Keyboards
  • Vocals
  • Hip-Hop/Rap
  • R&B/Soul
  • Electronic
Popular Tracks   
Warm It Up, Kane on It's A Big Daddy Thing by Big Daddy Kane
Ain't No Half-Steppin' on Long Live The Kane by Big Daddy Kane
Smooth Operator on It's A Big Daddy Thing by Big Daddy Kane
Set It Off on Long Live The Kane by Big Daddy Kane
Show & Prove on Daddy's Home by Big Daddy Kane
Very Special (feat. Spinderella, Laree Williams and Karen Anderson) on Looks Like A Job For... by Big Daddy Kane
The Symphony on In Control Volume 1 by Marley Marl
Raw (Edit) - 45 Version on Raw / Word to the Mother [45 Version] by Big Daddy Kane
I Get the Job Done on It's A Big Daddy Thing by Big Daddy Kane
Young, Gifted and Black on It's A Big Daddy Thing by Big Daddy Kane

Track list and 30sec audio provided by


Title Artist Year Type
RawBig Daddy Kane2018Single
Set It OffBig Daddy Kane2018Single
Get It BabyTito Jackson Featuring Big Daddy Kane2016Single
Blind Alley / Ain't No Half Steppin'The Emotions / Big Daddy Kane2015Single
Make The Music With Your Mouth, Biz / Just Rhymin' With BizBiz Markie Featuring TJ Swan / Big Daddy Kane2010Single
State Your GameDeams ft Big Daddy Kane2009Album
Get WildStanton Warriors Feat. Big Daddy Kane2008Album
Give A Demonstration - Part 2 / International HustlerBig Daddy Kane And Percee P Vs. Connie Price & The Keystones2007Album
Any Type Of WayBig Daddy Kane2003Album
Best Of Big Daddy KaneDJ J-Period Presents Big Daddy Kane2003Album
The Man: The IconBig Daddy Kane2001Album
The Very Best Of Big Daddy KaneBig Daddy Kane2001Compil.
The Rhythm Of History: Urban Music Sampler (Part 1)Big Daddy Kane / The Pharcyde2001Compil.
Flame On / Mobb N***az / What's Da Flavor?Big Daddy Kane / Infamous Mobb Feat. Prodigy / Heltah Skeltah2001Album
The Man, The Icon (The Mixtape)Big Daddy Kane2001Album
Survival Of The Fittest / Nights Like ThisBig Daddy Kane & Jesse West & Xzibit2000Album
Uncut, Pure / 2 Da Good TymzBig Daddy Kane1998Album
Hold It DownBig Daddy Kane Feat. Der Wolf1998Single
UntouchableBig Daddy Kane1998Single
Veteranz DayBig Daddy Kane1998Album
In The PJ'sBig Daddy Kane1994Album
GunmanBig Daddy Kane1994Album
Daddy's HomeBig Daddy Kane1994Album
Stop Shammin'Big Daddy Kane1993Single
Looks Like A Job For... / Rest In PeaceBig Daddy Kane1993Album
Very Special / Stop Shammin'Big Daddy Kane1993Album
How U Get A Record DealBig Daddy Kane1993Album
Stop Shammin' / Brother Man Brother ManBig Daddy Kane1993Album
Looks Like A Job For...Big Daddy Kane1993Album
The Lover In You / Git Bizzy / Get DownBig Daddy Kane1992Single
Keep 'Em On The FloorBig Daddy Kane1991Album
It's Hard Being The KaneBig Daddy Kane1991Single
Heal YourselfH.E.A.L. Human Education Against Lies / MC Lyte, Queen Latifah, KRS-One, Ms. Melodie, Run-DMC, Jam Master Jay, Harmony, Kid Capri, Big Daddy Kane, LL Cool J, Freddie Foxxx1991Album
The Symphony, Pt. IIMarley Marl Featuring Masta Ace, Craig G, Big Daddy Kane, Kool G Rap And Little Daddy Shane1991Single
Ooh, Aah, Nah-Nah-NahBig Daddy Kane1991Album
Nuff RespectBig Daddy Kane1991Album
Prince Of DarknessBig Daddy Kane1991Album
It's Hard Being The Kane / (I Wanna Give You) DevotionBig Daddy Kane / Nomad1991Album
Groove With ItBig Daddy Kane1991Album
All Of MeBig Daddy Kane Featuring Barry White1990Single
Taste Of ChocolateBig Daddy Kane1990Album
Raw '91Big Daddy Kane1990Single
Mr. PitifulBig Daddy Kane1990Album
Cause I Can Do It RightBig Daddy Kane1990Single
Chocolate CityBig Daddy Kane1990Album
Ain't No Stoppin' Us NowBig Daddy Kane1989Album
Smooth Operator / Warm It Up KaneBig Daddy Kane1989Single
It's A Big Daddy ThingBig Daddy Kane1989Album
Rap Summary (Lean On Me)Big Daddy Kane1989Single
Wrath Of KaneBig Daddy Kane1989Album
I Get The Job DoneBig Daddy Kane1989Single
To Be Your Man / Ain't No Stoppin' Us NowBig Daddy Kane1989Album
Long Live The KaneBig Daddy Kane1988Album
Ain't No Half-Steppin' / Get Into ItBig Daddy Kane1988Single
I'll Take You There / Wrath Of KaneBig Daddy Kane1988Album
Loosey's RapRick James Featuring Roxanne Shanté And Big Daddy Kane1988Single
Set It OffBig Daddy Kane1988Album
Get Into ItBig Daddy Kane1987Album
Raw / Word To The Mother (Land)Big Daddy Kane1987Album
UntitledBig Daddy Kane, Biz MarkieCompil.
Kane Classics vol. 1Big Daddy KaneAlbum
UntitledBig Daddy Kane, Biz Markie, Marley Marl, Salt 'N' PepaCompil.
UntitledBig Daddy Kane, Biz MarkieCompil.
Big Daddy Kane & Friends Game Over SessionsBig Daddy KaneCompil.
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