IT WAS ON THIS DATE SEPT 19TH 1989 BIG DADDY KANE RELEASED HIS SECOND FULL LENGTH ALBUM “IT’S A BIG DADDY THING

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BACKGROUND

Unlike his debut album, which was solely produced by Marley Marl, Kane himself produced the majority of the album. Production was also provided by Prince Paul, Easy Mo Bee, Teddy Riley, Mister Cee, as well as Marley Marl. In character with his first album and many other albums of the day, It’s a Big Daddy Thing branches out into different styles, from battle rhymes to love ballads and more. His later posturing as a self-proclaimed ladies’ man is somewhat foreshadowed by the hit song “Smooth Operator”. Also, one of the songs in the album, “Wrath of Kane,” appears in live performance taken from the Apollo Theater.
To date, it is his most successful effort commercially, certified gold by RIAA.

LEGACY

In 1998, the album was selected as one of The Source’s 100 Best Rap Albums.

In 2004, the song, “Warm it Up, Kane” appeared at classic hip hop radio station Playback FM, in the popular video game Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas.

In 2008, the single “I Get The Job Done” was ranked number 57 on VH1’s 100 Greatest Songs of Hip Hop.

The track It’s a Big Daddy Thing has sampled sound bit from ITC Entertainment ident.

TRACK LISTING

No. Title. Producer(s) Length

1.”It’s a Big Daddy Thing”Prince Paul 3:23

2.”Another Victory”Easy Mo Bee 4:53

3.”Mortal Combat”Big Daddy Kane 5:24

4.”Children R the Future”Big Daddy Kane 4:00

5.”Young, Gifted and Black”Marley Marl 3:13

6.”Smooth Operator“Big Daddy Kane 4:44

7.”Calling Mr. Welfare” (featuring DJ Red Alert)Easy Mo Bee 4:25

8.”Wrath of Kane” (Live)Big Daddy Kane 5:00

9.”I Get the Job Done”Teddy Riley 5:30

10.”Ain’t No Stoppin’ Us Now”Prince Paul 3:20

11.”Pimpin’ Ain’t Easy” (featuring Nice & Smooth, Scoob Lover and Ant Live)Big Daddy Kane 4:10

12.”Big Daddy’s Theme”Big Daddy Kane 2:08

13.”To Be Your Man” (featuring Blue Magic and Chuck Stanley)Big Daddy Kane 5:45

14.”The House That Cee Built” (featuring Mister Cee)Mister Cee 5:28

15.”On the Move” (featuring Scoob Lover and Scrap Lover)Big Daddy Kane 5:20

16.”Warm It Up, Kane”Big Daddy Kane 4:11

17.”Rap Summary (Lean On Me)” (Remix)Marley Marl 5:15

Total length: 1:16:32

Tracks 8 & 17 are omitted from the vinyl version

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