Schomburg Ed: Going Way Back with Big Daddy Kane



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The Schomburg’s Hip Hop History Project’s first installment of “Going Way Back” will feature Grammy award-winning rapper Big Daddy Kane on Saturday, December 16th.

“The event will celebrate the legacy of hip-hop culture with artists that introduced the genre to the masses and offer a rare opportunity and fresh insight into to the origins of Hip Hop music.”

Big Daddy Kane will kick-off the 30th-anniversary celebration of his debut album “Long Live The Kane”, with a discussion on Afro-masculinity, his novel, and the influential “Dark Gable” persona. This Event is produced by the Schomburg Center Junior Scholars Program and Billboard magazine’s first rap editor Havelock Nelson.  Ages 13-19 have priority seating. Register here.

Schomburg Ed: Going Way Back with Big Daddy Kane will take place on Saturday, December 16 at 1:30 pm at The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, 515 Malcolm X Boulevard, at 135th Street in Harlem.