Daddy's Home (Big Daddy Kane album)

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Daddy's Home
Studio album by Big Daddy Kane
Released September 13, 1994
Recorded 1993–1994
Genre East Coast hip hop
Length 50:33
Label MCA Records
MCAD-11102
Producer Big Daddy Kane
L.G.
Easy Mo Bee
DJ Premier
Da Rock
Kool T
Crush
Big Daddy Kane chronology
Looks Like a Job For…
(1993)
Daddy's Home
(1994)
Veteranz Day
(1998)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Robert Christgau (neither)[2]
Rolling Stone 2.5/5 stars[3]

Daddy's Home is the sixth album by emcee, Big Daddy Kane. It's Big Daddy Kane's only album on MCA Records, released in September 1994. Like his previous album Looks Like a Job For…, Daddy's Home was generally well-received, but lacked in sales. Despite the positive reviews, the album saw a large drop in Kane's commercial popularity, and produced no crossover hit singles, like his 1993's "Very Special". The album features the singles "In the PJ's" and the DJ Premier-produced posse cut "Show & Prove", featuring Ol' Dirty Bastard, Shyheim, Sauce Money and a then-unknown Jay-Z (credited as "J.Z."), who, at the time, was Kane's protégé.

Following the release of Daddy's Home, Kane took a long break from music, until returning four years later with his seventh album Veteranz Day.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "Daddy's Home"   L.G. 3:06
2. "Brooklyn Style... Laid Out" (featuring Scoob Lover) Easy Mo Bee 3:56
3. "In the PJ's" (featuring Scoob Lover) Big Daddy Kane 4:06
4. "Show & Prove" (featuring Scoob Lover, Sauce Money, Shyheim, Jay-Z and Ol' Dirty Bastard) DJ Premier 5:47
5. "Lyrical Gymnastics"   L.G. 3:55
6. "That's How I Did 'Em"   Easy Mo Bee 3:24
7. "Sex According to the Prince of Darkness"   Da Rock 3:44
8. "3 Forties & a Bottle of Moet"   Big Daddy Kane 1:39
9. "The Way It's Goin' Down"   Easy Mo Bee 4:01
10. "Somebody's Been Sleeping In My Bed"   Big Daddy Kane 3:19
11. "W.G.O.N.R.S." (featuring Easy Dred and Junior P) Big Daddy Kane 4:37
12. "Let Yourself Go"   Kool T, Crush 4:09
13. "Don't Do It to Yourself" (featuring Scoob Lover) Big Daddy Kane 4:51

Samples[edit]

Album chart positions[edit]

Year Album Chart positions
Billboard 200 Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums
1994 Daddy's Home #155 #26

Singles chart positions[edit]

Year Song Chart positions
Billboard Hot 100 Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks Hot Rap Singles
1994 "In the PJ's" - - #31

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