On this day in Hip-Hop history, Big Daddy Kane released his debut album Long Live the Kane.
On this day in 1988, Big Daddy Kane released his debut album Long Live the Kane on Cold Chillin'. The album was produced by Marley Marl. Guest artists featured on the set included Scoob Lover, Mister Cee, and Biz Markie.
Long Live the Kane spawned the singles "I'll Take You There," which reached #21 on the Rap chart; "Set It Off;" "Raw;" and "Ain't No Half-Steppin'," which peaked at #53 on the R&B/Hip-Hop chart. The album spent thirty-eight weeks on the R&B chart and reached #5 on the chart. It was certified gold by the RIAA.
Also on this day...
1988 - Public Enemy released their second album It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back on Def Jam.
1994 - Da Brat released her debut Funkdafied on So So Def.
1994 - Big Mike released his solo debut album Somethin' Serious on Rap-A-Lot.
1994 - House of Pain released their sophomore album Same as It Ever Was on Tommy Boy.
2005 - Ying Yang Twins released their fourth studio album United State of Atlanta on TVT.
2011 - Big Sean released his major label debut Finally Famous on Def Jam.
2015 - P. Diddy lead the Bad Boy reunion at the BET Awards with Lil' Kim, 112, French Montana, the L.O.X., Faith Evans, and Ma$e.