Posted by: thecyberkrib | March 31, 2009

Event: Big Daddy Kane – Toronto 15-Year Return!

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One of TheCyberKrib crew, Neil Acharya penned  a review of this past Thursday’s Big Daddy Kane concert in Toronto, which marked 15-years since Kane had blessed a Canadian stage.

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While it may have been short, it certainly was sweet. As Big Daddy Kane stepped on stage and immediately into “Nuff Respect” and then two tracks later ripping his verse from Marly Marls’ “Symphony,” it became clear that it was going to be that kind of night. An evening typical of Toronto —where a legend comes to visit, and veteran fans come out of the woodwork. And often for one night only, solely to pay homage.

If it was not at first apparent, it certainly became quite evident when Kane addressed the crowd trying to gauge the average age, which ranged in the neighbourhood of 30 to 35. While some may read this as a moot point, it showed that Big Daddy Kane is just as confident and on point today at 40 as he was when stormed the scene more than 20 years ago. It was as if to say, this show was for the adults…

[read the full review at Exclaim.ca]

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