Big Daddy Kane performs in Downtown Brooklyn

Big Daddy Kane performed at the Albee Square Mall Friday to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership. The partnership is credited with

Big Daddy Kane, a Brooklyn native, was one of the most popular rappers in the 1980s and '90s.

Big Daddy Kane, a Brooklyn native, was one of the most popular rappers in the 1980s and '90s. (6/24/16)

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN - Big Daddy Kane performed at the Albee Square Mall Friday to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership.

The partnership is credited with a resurgence of business and cultural development to the neighborhood.

Kane, a Brooklyn native, was one of the most popular rappers in the 1980s and '90s. 

Fans said they were excited to hear the old-school sound return to the borough.

In another homage to Kane's era, organizers invited street artists to create live graffiti and participate in a sneaker design contest.

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