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Today in Hip Hop History: Big Daddy Kane’s ‘Long Live the Kane’ Debut LP Dropped 33 Years Ago

June 28, 1988 Big Daddy Kane dropped his debut album, Long Live the Kane.

Hit songs from the album included, Ain’t No Half Steppin, Raw, Just Rhymin.

The album received 5 mics from The Source and went on to sell gold status (500,000 copies).

What was it about Big Daddy Kane that made him stand out at that time?

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