Way Back Wednesday – Live From Brooklyn: Dana Dane


Dana McLeese, better known by his stage name Dana Dane, is an American hip hop recording artist known for performance of humorous lyrics and for his fashion sense.

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Dana Dane’s career began as part of the Kangol Crew with fellow MC Slick Rick, to whom he sounded markedly similar, although Slick Rick’s English lilt was actually genuine.

Dana Dane’s debut album, Dana Dane with Fame, peaked at #46 on the Billboard album chart and was certified gold. His biggest hit in the United States was “Cinderfella Dana Dane”, which peaked at #11 on Billboard magazine’s R&B charts in 1987, He was among at Profile Records’s core artists, then recorded briefly for Rap-A-Lot Records but did not release anything. He released his last album in 1995 on Maverick Records.

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