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Friday, September 4, 2009

BDK Kicks off IAW in SF

Posted By on Fri, Sep 4, 2009 at 9:29 AM

He Gets Raw: Big Daddy Kane
  • He Gets Raw: Big Daddy Kane

A little while back, Davey-D ran an article on his website reminding readers of the lyrical magnificence of Big Daddy Kane, the Brooklyn hip-hop artist who defined the term (and repped the label) Cold Chillin'. Best known for his ferocious verbal onslaughts in tracks like "Ain't No Half Steppin" and "Raw," Kane set the bar high for Golden Age MCs - a standard which, unfortunately, has been all but lost in the 50 Cent/Soulja Boy era.

On Sunday, Lyricist Lounge co-founder, Current TV producer, onetime Earhustle promoter, and independent filmmaker Ant Marshall hosts the SF premiere of his film "BDK," a documentary of "one of hip-hop's most notable legends." The event, held at Yoshis SF location, kicks off Independent Artists Week  (IAW), which continues with music, film, and art events through September 12. Peep a trailer of "BDK" here. PS: act fast, and you might just cop free tickets to the entire week's events with an RSVP here .

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