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Star Studded Event Raises Millions: Usher Shows New Wife Mad Love at Apollo Theater 90th Anniversary – EUR Exclusive | PHOTOs

Jennifer Goicoechea and Usher attend the 2024 Apollo Theater Spring Benefit at The Apollo Theater on June 11, 2024 in New York City (Photo by Joy Malone-Getty Images)

*The Apollo Theater, the historic preeminent institution in Black music and culture, celebrated its 90th anniversary this week with its annual Spring Benefit, a spectacular evening filled with star-studded performances and heartfelt tributes to Usher and Babyface, among others. This year’s event marked the first benefit for the new Apollo President and CEO, Michelle Ebanks, […]

Female Rappers Headline National Concert for the First Time

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*In a milestone celebration of hip-hop culture and innovation, HOT 97, New York’s foremost station for hip-hop, announces a female rapper-dominated lineup for its iconic Summer Jam concert series.  This is the first concert in the nation where the spotlight shines most brightly on the number of female rap artists commandeering the stage. Scheduled for […]

MC Lyte, Salt, Big Daddy Kane & Raheem DeVaughn Team Up for ‘WOMAN’ Anthem | LISTEN

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*Mogul, VoiceOver Artist, and Hip-Hop legend MC Lyte honors Women’s History with a hard-hitting anthem to women across the globe with her new single “Woman.” Produced by Warryn Campbell, this track is a bold, lyrical celebration of womanhood featuring fellow hip-hop pioneers SALT of Salt-N-Pepa and Big Daddy Kane along with R&B crooner Raheem DeVaughn. […]

Big Daddy Kane Nearly Comes to Blows on Stage with Rapper Kamanchi Sly | WATCH

Big Daddy Kane Nearly Comes to Blows on Stage with Rapper Kamanchi Sly

*Big Daddy Kane nearly came to blows when UK rapper Kamanchi Sly stormed the stage while he was performing at a recent show. Kane was the headliner for the Hip Hop 50 event at London’s O2 Forum Kentish Town on Saturday (August 26). During his set, Hijack member Kamanchi Sly strolled onto the stage wearing […]

Big Daddy Kane and KRS-One to Drop New Music with The Game | VIDEO

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*According to Chuck “Jigsaw” Creekmur over at, Big Daddy Kane and KRS One are using the wave of interest that resulted in their Verzuz battle to put out new music together that features The Game. The song, which was originally recorded ten years ago, was completed two weeks after their duel of hits at […]

KRS-One and Big Daddy Kane to Face Off On Verzuz This Month

*Hip-hop legends KRS-One and Big Daddy Kane will reportedly face off for the next Verzuz battle.  The virtual show will take place on Sunday, October 17th at Brooklyn’s Barclay Center. The Verzuz official Instagram account announced the event with a caption that reads: “WANNA PLAY? We got a new VERZUZ on the way Sunday, October […]

Announcing 9/1 Delicious Vinyl’s FREE West Adams Block Party – Big Daddy Kane, Mr. Vegas & More!

SIX STAGES, 40-PLUS MERCHANDISERS, 15-PLUS FOOD VENDORS, AND OFFICIAL AFTER-PARTY ANNOUNCED FOR 3RD ANNUAL EVENT   FEATURING 30-PLUS PERFORMERS INCLUDING BIG DADDY KANE, MR. VEGAS, LILA lKÉ, YAADCORE, MIA CARUCCI AND Ill CAMILLE   Wu-Tang Clan Ice C.R.E.A.M. Truck  Delicious Pizza, Fais Do Do, Rockenwagner, Alta Adam, POKE2GO, Billionaire Burgers, Soulistic Food, Vital Proteins, Fancy Ice, Richeeze Melts, All Flavor […]

Big Daddy Kane: A Look Back at the Photos and Gay Rumors that Destroyed His Career

*Grammy Award-winning Big Daddy Kane started his career in 1986 as a member of the rap collective the Juice Crew before releasing his acclaimed debut album in the early summer of 1988 called “Long Live the Kane,” which featured the hit “Ain’t No Half Steppin’”. Rolling Stone magazine ranked the track #25 on its list of The 50 Greatest […]

He’s Still Got It: Watch Big Daddy Kane Rock NPR’s ‘Tiny Desk Concert’

[videowaywire video_id=”180EEC3B6531A583″] *NPR got a dose of old school hip hop courtesy of Big Daddy Kane. The smooth operator came through Monday with a brief performance for NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert, which features sets performed in one of the building’s cramped, cluttered offices. Backed by four musicians — a drummer, saxophonist, pianist, and a guitar […]