NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 25: Big Daddy Kane performs onstage during #TBT Night Presented By BuzzFeed at Mastercard House on January 25, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Mastercard)

Happy birthday, Big Daddy Kane! The Grammy Award-winning rapper and member of the ’80s rap group the Juice Crew turns 52 today (Sept. 10).

Did you know Kane is largely considered to be one of the most influential MCs in hip hop history? In addition to rapping, he has also made appearances in the films Posse and Meteor Man!

Check out some of our favorite Kane videos and photos below!

Other Celebs Belebrating Birthdays:

former American Idol star Sanjaya Malakar (31)

Ryan Phillipe (46)

Guy Ritchie (52)

Big Daddy Kane (52)

Randy Johnson (57)

Colin Firth (60)

Amy Irving (67)

Aerosmith’s Joe Perry (70)

Bill O’Reilly (71)

Jose Feliciano (75)

Anne Erickson's love for music drew her into radio, and she started shortly after graduating from MSU. She has a passion for rock and metal, plus local music. She also fronts the band Upon Wings. Email Anne at, follow her on Instagram at @EricksonAnne and tweet at her @AnneErickson!