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Big Daddy Kane

Big Daddy Kane was born on September 10, 1968 in New York, USA as Antonio Hardy. He has been married to Shawnette since May 1, 2010. See full bio »

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 2015 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Hugh Grant/Charles Barkley/Kyle Kinane (2015) ... (writer: "Just Rhymin' with Biz" - uncredited)
 2014 Sex Tape (writer: "Where The Hood At" - as Antonio Hardy)
 2014 One Hit Wonderland (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Just a Friend by Biz Markie (2014) ... (performer: "Smooth Operator")
 2012 The We and the I (performer: "Smooth Operator")
 2012 Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap (Documentary) (performer: "Raw", "No Damn Good")
 2006-2007 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Top 8 Results (2007) ... (performer: "Set It Off")
- Top 18 (2006) ... (performer: "Wrath of Kane")
 2007 Kickin' It Old Skool (performer: "Set It Off") / (writer: "Set It Off")
 2006 School for Scoundrels (writer: "Where the Hood at" - as Antonio Hardy)
  Everybody Hates Chris (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes, 2005 - 2006) (writer - 1 episode, 2005)
- Everybody Hates the Lottery (2006) ... (performer: "Warm It Up, Kane")
- Everybody Hates Fat Mike (2005) ... (performer: "I Get the Job Done")
- Everybody Hates Sausage (2005) ... (writer: "Vapors")
- Everybody Hates Basketball (2005) ... (performer: "I Get The Job Done")
 2005 American Wasteland (Video Game) (performer: "Burn Hollywood Burn") / (writer: "Burn Hollywood Burn")
 2005 Sunday Driver (Documentary) ("Day at the Races") / (writer: "Day at the Races")
 2005 Block Party (Documentary) (performer: "Boom") / (producer: "Boom" - as Antonio Hardy) / (writer: "Boom" - as Antonio Hardy)
 2004 Blade: Trinity (performer: "Hard Wax") / (writer: "Hard Wax" - as Antonio Hardy)
 2004 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (Video Game) (performer: "Warm It Up, Kane") / (writer: "Warm It Up, Kane")
 2003 Tony Hawk's Underground (Video Game) ("A Day at the Races")
 2003 Hollywood Homicide (writer: "A Day at the Races")
 2002 25th Hour (performer: "Warm It Up Kane") / (writer: "Warm It Up Kane" - as Antonio Hardy)
 1999 Music of the Heart (performer: "Symphony Vol. 1") / (writer: "Symphony Vol. 1" - as Antonio Hardy)
 1993 Beavis and Butt-Head (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Blood Drive (1993) ... (performer: "All of Me Wants All of You,")
 1992 Black to the Promised Land (Documentary) ("Back on the Block")
 1992 Mo' Money (performer: "A Job Ain't Nuthin' But Work") / (writer: "A Job Ain't Nuthin' But Work")
 1992 Juice (performer: "Nuff' Respect") / (writer: "Nuff' Respect")
 1991 Strictly Business (performer: "Groove with It") / (writer: "Groove with It" - as Antonio Hardy)
 1989 Lean on Me (performer: "RAP SUMMARY (LEAN ON ME)") / (writer: "RAP SUMMARY (LEAN ON ME)")
 1988 Colors (performer: "RAW") / (writer: "RAW", "GO GIRL" - as Antonio Hardy)
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Album, "It's a Big Daddy Thing," Cold Chillin'/Reprise/Warner Bros. Records 25941, 1989. See more »

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His first two albums "Long Live the Kane" and "It's a Big Daddy Thing" (released in 1988 and 1989 respectively) are his only recordings that were certified gold by the RIAA. See more »

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