Big Daddy Kane

10 Live Old-School Hip-Hop Tapes You Can Stream on YouTube

From The Cold Crush Brothers legendary battle with The Fantastic Five to a teenaged Rakim freestyling with a young Biz… Read More

August 11, 2022

Big Daddy Kane vs. KRS-One was the ‘Verzuz’ Battle Hip-Hop Needed

Big Daddy Kane and KRS-One put on a Verzuz show for the ages at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Verzuz… Read More

October 18, 2021

Big Daddy Kane Will Face Off Against KRS-One in the Next ‘Verzuz’ Matchup

Big Daddy Kane and KRS-One will face off at the Barclays Center in the next Verzuz matchup. The next Verzuz… Read More

October 5, 2021

Big Daddy Kane Calls J. Cole His “Favorite MC Out… Right Now”

Big Daddy Kane gave J. Cole one of the highest honors. For the last couple of months, legendary rapper Big… Read More

September 8, 2021

Rick James is Exactly as Wild as You Thought in The First Trailer for a New Documentary

Bitchin': The Sound and Fury of Rick James is out September 3rd on Showtime. After making waves at Sundance earlier… Read More

August 3, 2021

Legendary Rapper Biz Markie Has Died

The legendary Biz Markie died after a long fight with diabetes. Biz Markie, one of the most popular and bankable… Read More

July 16, 2021

“He’s Getting Better”: Big Daddy Kane Offers an Update on Biz Markie’s Health

Big Daddy Kane joined The Breakfast Club and gave an update on Biz Markie. This past July, hip-hop legend Biz… Read More

April 29, 2021

Rakim is Campaigning for a ‘Verzuz’ Battle with Big Daddy Kane

"Do it for Hip-Hop???" Rakim is putting out the call for a Verzuz matchup with fellow hip-hop legend Big Daddy Kane. The… Read More

August 9, 2020

Snoop Dogg Explains Why Eminem Isn’t in His Top Ten Rappers List

Snoop Dogg spoke about his list of favorites with The Breakfast Club. Snoop Dogg was one of the latest guests… Read More

July 29, 2020

Who Would Win in a Juicy J & Nas ‘Verzuz’ Battle?

Juicy J wants to go up against Nas in a Verzuz battle. Hip-hop fans have been debating if this would… Read More

July 28, 2020

Bootsy Collins Shares The Crucial Advice He Got from James Brown

The funk pioneer also released a new single this week to benefit music industry professionals impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.… Read More

June 14, 2020

How ‘AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted’ Marked Ice Cube’s Ascension as a Solo Star

Thirty years ago, Ice Cube released his Bomb Squad-produced masterpiece AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted. Read the story of how Ice Cube… Read More

May 15, 2020

Erykah Badu, Jill Scott Streaming Numbers Have Tripled After Their Verzuz Battle

Over the weekend, the two combined for 6.7 million total streams nationwide. The Verzuz effect is alive and well. Over… Read More

May 14, 2020

Swizz Beatz Thinks Hip-Hop Legends Should Receive $1 Million Each As “Rapper Reparations”

Swizz also discussed potential matchups for upcoming Verzuz battles. Swizz Beatz hosted his Zone Radio show on Instagram Live on… Read More

May 13, 2020

Universal Hip-Hop Museum Hosting Livestream Benefit Feat. De La Soul, Chuck D, Kurtis Blow & More

The benefit event, titled Hip Hop Loves NY, is taking place on Thursday, April 23. The Universal Hip-Hop Museum is… Read More

April 21, 2020

From Ari Lennox to Big Daddy Kane: The 2019 Art of Cool Festival Was an Eclectic Mix of Veteran Legends and New Stars

The Art of Cool Festival fuses forward-thinking R&B, neo-soul, hip-hop, jazz, alternative, and spoken word greats over the course of… Read More

September 30, 2019