Home · 2013 ESSENCE Music Festival ESSENCE Festival Hip-Hop Playlist: Big Daddy Kane Hip-hop legend Big Daddy Kane is on the lineup for the 2013 ESSENCE Festival. Sit back, relax and listen to a few of his best lyrics. By Monique Valeris · Updated October 28, 2020 01 Ain’t No Half Steppin’ by Big Daddy Kane The “Ain’t No Half Steppin’ ” video was filmed in New York City and shows the artist at the top of his game (hip-hop). 02 I Get the Job Done by Big Daddy Kane There’s no disputing that this Teddy Riley-produced track is a classic. 03 Smooth Operator by Big Daddy Kane One of many hits from his “It’s a Big Daddy Thing” album, Big Daddy Kane proved his lyrical skills yet again with this track. 04 Taste of Chocolate by Big Daddy Kane If this song doesn’t take your mind back to the 90s, nothing will. “Taste of Chocolate” still calls for some dancing. 05 Young, Gifted and Black by Big Daddy Kane What does it mean to be young, gifted and Black? Listen on for Big Daddy Kane’s view.