Posts Tagged ‘ Big Daddy Kane ’

1989 – Top 25 Hip Hop Albums

We all agree that 1988 was the greatest year of Hip Hop right? Cool. Well what I’m gooing to do is post the top/greatest Hip Hop albums from each year afterwards, starting with 1989 here (Of course I’ll eventually do 1987 and before), anyway … this is my list, I tried to not be too…

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Top 10 Christmas Hip Hop Songs

Christmas time, cannot forget about Hip Hop; Especially the Diamond and Golden Era; the contributions to the holiday is actually more than Just Christmas in Hollis LOL I figured I’d take a moment to count down what I think to be the 10 Best Hip Hop songs of that Era 10. Run DMC – Christmas…

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Podcast: The Juice Crew

This episode is all about The Legendary Juice Crew! Ranked Number 1 on our Greatest Hip Hop Crews of all time list, my guest @12Kyle and I discuss: The Core Members (Big Daddy Kane, Kool G Rap, Roxanne Shante, Biz Markie,MC Shan, Craig G, Tragedy, Masta Ace, Marley Marl, Mr. Magic) The Inpact on Hip…

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Top 50 Hip Hop Albums of the 80′s (24 – 1)

The continuation of the countdown of the Top 50 Hip Hop albums of the 80s Here are Numbers 50 – 25 I had my own list completed to put on the site, but much in the vein of the Groups list, I figured to add more intrigue to the rankings I’d employ a few other…

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Podcast: Hip Hop Roundtable I

    New Encyclopedia Hip Hop Podcast Episode! Today we are freestyling with a Hip Hop “roundtable” if you will, I’m joined by: @12Kyle and @RashanJamal The three of us discuss Golden Era Hip Hop music including: Favorite emcees Favorite albums Overrated emcees Underrated emcees Underrated albums   We don’t agree on everything which makes…

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Greatest Emcee Tournament Brackets #HipHop

Who is the greatest emcee of all time? We know Rakim is the greatest lyricist … IMO LL Cool J is the greatest Rapper When you put them all together, Lyricism Longevity Discography Relevance Classic Songs Classic lines Style etc. Who comes out on top? Time to vote … are you going chalk? Will there…

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1988 The GREATEST year in Hip Hop Music

I’ve designated The Golden Era of Hip Hop 1983 – 1988 a 5 year span, thought process is every year a good album or song came out cannot be the Golden Era and that in changes and shifts in the Hip Hop content so should the era Golden Era – Gold Chains and Sneakers Silver…

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5 of the earliest Hip Hop / R&B Collaborations

These days in music it seems that every track has some sort of singing and rhyming in it, whether it’s a collaboration of some sort or the artist is doing both the singing and the emceeing (for better or for worse) But where did it all begin? Soon there will be a new list where…

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Top 20 Hip Hop Crews (10 – 1)

Finishing off the countdown of the Top 20 Hip Hop Crews/ Collectives of The Golden, Silver, and Bronze Eras … For Numbers 20 – 11 Click Here! 10. Murder Inc. Later called “The INC” The crew, group, label founded by Irv and Chris Gotti along with Ja Rule blended Hip Hop and R&B more so…

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A Reason Hip Hop is dead

The REAL reason Hip Hop is dead Okay, you want me to tell you?…promise not to tell anyone else, this is just between me and you okay? k. Well. The REAL reason Hip Hop is dead is real simple. Remember when “The Golden age” of Hip Hop was pumpin? The 80’s…in to the 90’s? The…

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EDP05 – Spinsanity! (Podcast)

The newest edition of the eclectik discussion podcast is here! This week we welcome a very special guest to the show Hip Hop icon and pioneer … DJ Spinderella! (Yes … Push it, Spinderella cut it up one time … not a fella but a girl DJ, Shake your thang video Spinderella!!) LOL Join us…

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Big Daddy Kane

Big Daddy Kane King Asiatic Nobody’s Equal Hip Hop Hall of Fame for: Emcee Legendary Crew/Group From: Brooklyn, NY Crew Affiliation: The Juice Crew Debut Album: Long Live The Kane Best Song: “Aint No Half Stepping” Classic Singles: (7 Minimum for HOF Status) Aint no half stepping Raw Set it off Smooth Operator I get…

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