Video: R.A. The Rugged Man Speaks on Big Daddy Kane
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Brood Baby has joined forces with legendary hip-hop artist and journalist R.A. the Rugged Man to present Lesson of the Day, a new web series detailing hip-hop history lessons and personal rap stories from the Rugged Man. The first episode dissects Big Daddy Kane's slept-on and under-appreciated third album, Taste of Chocolate [1990 / Warner Bros]. Unlike Kane's first two classic releases, the album failed to achieve RIAA Gold certification, and was seen as a major disappointment in the hip-hop community. R.A. breaks down the record, reflects on hip-hop in the year 1990, and discusses the ups and downs in the career of one of his greatest rap influences. R.A.'s new album Legends Never Die hits stores this spring.