Big Daddy Kane Net Worth


Big Daddy Kane Net Worth

Big Daddy Kane is an American actor, producer, and rapper having an estimated net worth of $500 thousand. Being a rapper and producer, he has gained his worth. Daddy Kane is considered one of the most skilled and influential MCs in the field of Hip Hop. in 16, he started his career being a member of Juice Crew, a famous rap group.

Early life of Big Daddy Kane

Big Daddy Kane was born on September 10, 1968, in Brooklyn, New York. His name, Big Daddy, means the reason for size, power, and seniority or the one who represents paternalistic authority over something.

Personal Life  

Since 2010, he has been married to Shawnette Hardy. They are blessed with a boy named Lamel Hardy. Moreover, the family of Daddy Kane resided in Raleigh, North Carolina.

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Career As A singer

Antonio Hardy, popularly known as Big Daddy Kane, started his career in 1984 as a group member of the Queen-based band or music group Juice Crew headed up by the producer Marley Marl. He became friends with another famous singer or rapper, Biz Markie. 

Later in 1987, Daddy Kane signed with Cold Chillin Records of Len Fitchelberg and Williams Tyrone. Moreover, he debuted on “Raw” and became a hit rapper of that era.

Afterward, his two famous albums, ‘Long Live the Kane’ and ‘Ain’t No Half Steppin’, were considered Hip Hop Classics. 

At the end of that year, he released his other biggest hit: “It’s a Big Daddy Thing which included some 7 samples of classical music like “I Get the Job Done” and “Smooth Operator.” a major of his initial success came through these successful hits under the Juice Crew music group.

Apart from these hits, he has collaborated with other famous artists like Masta Ace, Craig G, and Kool G Rap and produced ‘Sympathy.’ Later in the year, he also worked with Ice Cube and Public Enemy on “Burn, Hollywood Burn” with the famous artist Patti LaBelle, “Feels Like Another One,” and “Don’t Curse” with Heavy D.

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Hits albums of Daddy Kane

  • It’s a Big Daddy Thing-1989
  • Long Live the Kane-1988
  • Taste of Chocolate-1990
  • Prince of Darkness-1991
  • Daddy’s Home-1994
  • Looks Like a Job For-1993
  • Veteranz Day-1998
  • Road to the Riches-1989
  • Ain’t No Half-Steppin’-2018
  • The Very Best Of Big Daddy Kane-2001
  • Rhino Hi-Five: Rap [Vol 2]-2006

Hit Songs of Daddy Kane

  • Smooth Operator
  • It’s a Big Daddy Thing – 1989
  • Ain’t No Half‐Steppin’
  • Long Live the Kane – 1988
  • Warm It Up, Kane
  • It’s a Big Daddy Thing – 1989
  • Raw
  • Colors – 1988
  • I Get the Job Done
  • It’s a Big Daddy Thing – 1989
  • Set It Off
  • Long Live the Kane – 1988
  • Young, Gifted, and Black
  • It’s a Big Daddy Thing – 1989
  • Show & Prove
  • Daddy’s Home – 1994
  • Rap Summary
  • It’s a Big Daddy Thing -1989
  • Wrath of Kane
  • It’s a Big Daddy Thing- 1989 

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Movie of Big Daddy Kane

  • Posse-1993
  • Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap-2012
  • Beef-2003
  • Dead Heist-2007
  • Sex-1992
  • Bad Dad Rehab: The Next Session
  • The Meteor Man-1993
  • Exposed-2016
  • Brown Sugar-2002
  • Biggie: I Got A Story To Tell-2021
  • Dave Chappelle’s Block Party-2005
  • Love for Sale-2008

Some Frequently Asked Questions(FAQs)

What is the net worth of rapper Big Daddy Kane?

The net worth of rapper Daddy Kane is estimated to be $500 thousand. He has gained this worth being a producer and rapper in the music industry of America. 

Which is the most famous song by Big Daddy Kane?

One of the famous songs of Big Daddy is Smooth Operator.

Is Big Daddy Kane still married?

Yes, since 2010, he has been married to Shawnette Hardy. The couple is blessed with two children now, and they are happily married and living in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Where is Big Daddy Kane now?

Despite being an amazing singer and rapper in the American music industry, big daddy Kane is living far distant from the music industry and creating new music. He is currently living with his family in Raleigh, North Carolina. 


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