May 26, 2018
Brighton
Time: 7PM
Venue: Concorde 2
Address: Madeira Dr, Brighton, East Sussex BN2 1EN
Zipcode: BN2 1EN
State: East Sussex
Country: United Kingdom
Phone: +44(0)1273 673 311

In 1984, Kane became friends with Biz Markie, and he would co-write some of Biz’s best-known lyrics. Both eventually became important members of the Queens-based Juice Crew, a collective headed by renowned producer Marley Marl. Kane signed with Tyrone Williams’s (Marl’s manager) and Len Fichtelberg’s Cold Chillin’ Records label in 1987 and debuted the same year with the 12″ single “Raw,” which was an underground hit. Kane is known for his ability to syncopate over faster hip-hop beats, and despite his asthmatic condition, he is acknowledged as one of the pioneering masters of fast rhyming. His sense of style is renowned and set a number of late-1980s and early-1990s hip-hop trends (high-top fades, velour suits, and four-finger rings). The backronym King Asiatic Nobody’s Equal is often applied to his moniker.