This Day In Hip Hop and Rap History
 


This Day In Hip Hop and Rap History


May 22nd – Dana Dane releases his debut solo album, “Dana Dane With Fame”, on Profile Records, on this day in 1987.

The album was produced by Hurby “Luv Bug” Azor, best known for his work with Salt ‘N’ Pepa and Kid ‘N’ Play.

The classic debut album by the Brooklyn, New York native featured the hits “This Be The Def Beat”, “Delancey Street”, “Cinderfella Dana Dane”, later covered by Snoop Dogg and the smash “Nightmares”.

The one time member of The Kangol Crew duo, along with Slick Rick, would take “Dana Dane With Fame” all the way to no.2 on Billboard’s Hot R’n’B/Hip-Hop Albums chart.