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Are you kidding me????I did not see that coming.
Nothing personal, more of a “holy shit, Big Daddy Kane is (was) big in the UK??!!”
B.I.G. not falling in with a better crowd is one of the more lamentable things in hip-hop....If Biggie is on the track, it's
allowedtolerated whilst BIG is on the mic.
(You'd have to ask our fellow Yid there where he comes from....):gallas:
Yeah I knew that hip hop was big worldwide, I just didn't realize it started as early as BDK. Him and Rakim brought lyricism to a new level.(You'd have to ask our fellow Yid there where he comes from....)
Serious comment though... When the US RAP & 'RnB' mainstream began to suffocate the HipHop artform it was other markets and 'foreign' scenes that kept the spirit and culture (i.e. the 5 elements) of things alive...
The late 90's indie scene would never have sustained the impact it did if it wasn't for European records sales.
I've got UK hiphop records from 1986.Yeah I knew that hip hop was big worldwide, I just didn't realize it started as early as BDK. Him and Rakim brought lyricism to a new level.