Big Daddy Kane

Big Daddy Kane

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Corner of Main and Laurel Streets, Columbia, SC 29201

World Famous Hip-Hop Family Day is proud to feature Big Daddy Kane as its headliner for 2019. A Grammy Award-winning artist who began his career in 1986 as a member of the rap collective the Juice Crew, Big Daddy Kane is ranked as one of the top 10 MCs of all time.

Sugar Hill Gang and The Furious Five

Sugar Hill Gang
&
the Furious Five
(Grandmaster Melle Mel and Scorpio)

In addition to Big Daddy Kane, the legendary and historic Sugar Hill Gang and the Furious Five will both grace the stage as part of the 40th anniversary celebration of the 1979 hit "Rapper's Delight." Released on the iconic Sugarhill Records label, "Rapper's Delight" was the first rap single to become a Top 40 hit on the Billboard Hot 100. The Furious Five, with their platinum-selling classic, "The Message," was catapulted to international recognition and eventual induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Love, Peace & Hip-Hop is a four-day celebration (April 10-13), capped by a free, family-friendly festival on Saturday, April 13 that brings over 16,000 attendees to Columbia's Main Street. Creating an unforgettable day of fun for all ages, World Famous Hip-Hop Family Day gathers the community together like no other event in the city. Attendees enjoy the best and brightest live performers, DJs, B-Boy dance crews, hip-hop visual artists, and craft and food vendors.

Wednesday, April 10

Thursday, April 11

Friday, April 12

Saturday, April 13

  • World Famous Hip-Hop Family Day

    at the corner of Laurel & Main

    NOON to 6:00 PM

    FREE

    Presented by Love, Peace & Hip-Hop, the City of Columbia, and WellCare Healthy Connections, Hip-Hop Family Day is an unforgettable FREE day of fun with the best and brightest live performers, DJs, dance crews, hip-hop visual artists, and craft and food vendors.

    World Famous Hip-Hop Family Day is proud to feature Big Daddy Kane as its headliner for 2019. A Grammy Award-winning artist who began his career in 1986 as a member of the rap collective the Juice Crew, Big Daddy Kane is ranked as one of the top 10 MCs of all time.

    In addition to Big Daddy Kane, the legendary and historic Sugar Hill Gang and the Furious Five will both grace the stage as part of the 40th anniversary celebration of the 1979 hit "Rapper's Delight." Released on the iconic Sugarhill Records label, "Rapper's Delight" was the first rap single to become a Top 40 hit on the Billboard Hot 100. The Furious Five, with their platinum-selling classic, "The Message," was catapulted to international recognition and eventual induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

  • World Famous After Party at Tapp's featuring DJ Shakim

    6:00 PM to Midnight

    $10

    To keep the celebration going, join us for the all-new World Famous After Party. We'll be taking over Tapp's Arts Center with three unique dance venues, including classic hip-hop with DJ Shakim in the Skyline Room, new wave hip-hop with DJ Swale in the gallery, and a Jamaican Dance Hall downstairs in The Space Hall. Drop the kids with a sitter and make a night of it.

Fast Facts

  • Named among the Top 50 Family Friendly Festivals by Family Circle Magazine
  • Founded in 2013, World Famous Hip-Hop Family Day is celebrating its 7th year.
  • Past national acts include: MC Lyte, Kid N Play, KRS-One, Nice & Smooth, Big Gipp, Monie Love, Slick Rick, Kool Moe Dee.
  • 16,000+ attendance in 2018.
  • Over 40% of festival attendees from outside of Columbia, SC, including GA, NC, and FL.

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