Big Daddy Kane discography

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Big Daddy Kane discography
Studio albums 7
Singles 14

This is the discography by American rapper, Big Daddy Kane

Studio albums[edit]

List of albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
Long Live the Kane
  • Released: June 28, 1988
  • Label: Cold Chillin'
  • Format: CD, cassette, digital download, LP
116 5
It's a Big Daddy Thing
  • Released: September 19, 1989
  • Label: Cold Chillin'
  • Format: CD, cassette, digital download, LP
33 4
  • RIAA: Gold[1]
Taste of Chocolate
  • Released: October 30, 1990
  • Label: Cold Chillin'
  • Format: CD, cassette, digital download, LP
37 10
Prince of Darkness
  • Released: October 29, 1991
  • Label: Cold Chillin'
  • Format: CD, cassette, digital download, LP
57 25
Looks Like a Job For...
  • Released: May 25, 1993
  • Label: Cold Chillin'
  • Format: CD, cassette, digital download, LP
52 9
Daddy's Home
  • Released: September 13, 1994
  • Label: MCA
  • Format: CD, cassette, digital download, LP
155 26
Veteranz' Day
  • Released: April 28, 1998
  • Label: Mercury
  • Format: CD, cassette, digital download, LP


Year Single Peak chart positions Album
1987 "Get Into It" single only
"Raw" 88 Long Live the Kane
1988 "Ain't No Half Steppin'" 53
"Set It Off" (UK only) 95
1989 "I'll Take You There" 73 21
"Wrath of Kane" 52 single only
"Rap Summary (Lean on Me)" 9 Lean on Me OST
"Smooth Operator" 11 1 65 It's a Big Daddy Thing
1990 "I Get the Job Done" 27 9
"Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now" 44
"To Be Your Man"
"Cause I Can Do It Right" 22 4 Taste of Chocolate
1991 "All of Me" 14
"It's Hard Being the Kane" 91 17
"Keep 'Em On the Floor" (UK/EUR only)
"Raw '91" Prince of Darkness
1992 "Groove with It" (US promo only) 24 2
"The Lover in You" 26 28
1993 "How U Get a Record Deal?" 86 7 Looks Like a Job For…
"Very Special" 31 23 9
"Looks Like a Job for... / Rest In Peace" (US promo only)
1994 "In the PJ's" 31 Daddy's Home
1998 "Uncut, Pure" 60 9 86 Veteranz' Day
"Hold It Down"
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released.

Guest appearances[edit]

List of non-single guest appearances, with other performing artists, showing year released and album name
Title Year Other artist(s) Album
"The Symphony" 1988 Marley Marl, Masta Ace, Craig G, Kool G Rap In Control, Volume 1
"Prologue (2Q's Rap)" 1989 Quincy Jones Back on the Block
"Jazz Corner of the World" Quincy Jones, Kool Moe Dee
"Burn Hollywood Burn" 1990 Public Enemy, Ice Cube Fear of a Black Planet
"Who's Skatin' Promo" 1991 De La Soul, Dres. Russell Simmons A Roller Skating Jam Named "Saturdays"
"Don't Curse" Heavy D & the Boyz, Grand Puba, Kool G Rap, Q-Tip, Pete Rock & CL Smooth Peaceful Journey
"Feels Like Another One" Patti LaBelle Burnin'
"Heal Yourself" Freddie Foxxx, Harmony, Jam Master Jay, KRS-One, Kid Capri, LL Cool J, MC Lyte, Ms. Melodie, Queen Latifah, Run-DMC Civilization vs. Technology
"#1 With a Bullet" 1992 Kool G Rap, DJ Polo Live and Let Die
"We Wit' It" 1994 Treacherous Three, Chuck D, Grandmaster Caz, Heavy D, Melle Mel, Tito Old School Flava
"Platinum Plus" 2000 Big L The Big Picture
"Class of '87" Tony Touch, KRS-One, Kool G Rap The Piece Maker
"Stick Up" 2002 Afu-Ra Life Force Radio
"What's Your Name" 2003 Morcheeba Parts of the Process (The Very Best of Morcheeba)
"5 Deadly Venoms" 2006 DJ Kay Slay, Greg Street, Ghostface Killah, Raekwon, Kool G Rap, Lord Tariq The Champions: North Meets South
"Cameo Afro" 2007 RZA, GZA, Suga Bang Bang Afro Samurai: The Album
"Welcome 2 Durham" Shawn Thompson, Little Brother Welcome to Durham, USA (soundtrack)
"Mega Fresh X" 2009 Cormega, DJ Red Alert, Parish Smith, Grand Puba, KRS-One Born and Raised
"When I Get There" Grandmaster Flash, Hedonis Da Amazon The Bridge (Concept of a Culture)
"Unpredictable" Grandmaster Flash, Syndee
"History" 2011 The Game, Doug E. Fresh, KRS-One Purp & Patron
"Think I Am" 2012 Masta Ace, MF Doom MA Doom: Son of Yvonne
"Nite & Day" 2013 Marco Polo Newport Authority 2
"One Foot in the Door" 2014 Saigon GSNT 3: The Troubled Times of Brian Carenard


  1. ^ a b "RIAA – Searchable Database: Big Daddy Kane". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved March 14, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Big Daddy Kane - US Hot 100". Retrieved 7 September 2015. 
  3. ^ "Big Daddy Kane - US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs". Retrieved 7 September 2015. 
  4. ^ "Big Daddy Kane - UK Chart". The Official Charts Company. Retrieved 7 September 2015.