DB 11 MUH 215.pdf - MUH 215 Discussion Board 11 With so many incredible artists to cover in the Golden Age we cannot get to them all in class so this

DB 11 MUH 215.pdf - MUH 215 Discussion Board 11 With so...

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MUH 215 Discussion Board 11 With so many incredible artists to cover in the Golden Age, we cannot get to them all in class, so this week in the Discussion Board I want to explore an artist who we won't get to in class but deserves exploration - Big Daddy Kane (Antonio Hardy). Whilst he is still active, he was as his most influential during the golden age. Here is a short bio: His debut album, Long Live the Kane, was released in 1988 by Cold Chillin' Records and was produced by Marly Marl (of Juice Crew and 'Roxanne's Revenge fame). The album proved one of the most influential of the Golden Age: it firmly established Big Daddy Kane as a premier MC, numerous rappers emulated his lyricism and both his vocals and the beats off the album have been sampled numerous times by other artists. Here are two significant tracks off of the album, Ain't no Half-Steppin', and Set it Off, the later of which has lyrics in the video so you can

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