Big Daddy Kane Signs With Landspeed


months of rumors and speculation, it has been confirmed

that hip hop legend Big Daddy

Kane has signed a deal with Massachusetts

based Landspeed Records. The rumor mill had spawned

many different versions of who Kane was going to finally

sign with after a lengthy hiatus. Some reports had

Kane with Rawkus, while other had him as a perfect

match at Jay-Z's Roc-A-Fella imprint.


two greatest hits compilations, this will be Kane's

10th album to date. He exploded on the scene in 1988

with the classic album, Long Live The Kane. He maintained

consistency is his releases, dropping an album every

year until 1994. He dropped the album Daddy's Home,

and didn't release another album until 1998, when

he released Veteranz Day. Kane has also tried his

hand in acting, appearing in the movies Posse and

Gunmen, and even appeared in Madonna's controversial

erotic book, Sex.

His newest

untitled LP features production by D.J. Premier and

Pete Rock. The Alchemist will also produce tracks

as well as executive produce the album and over see

the project to ensure quality. The album is slated

for a Spring 2002 release.