Watch Big Daddy Kane Star Alongside Keanu Reeves in 'Exposed' Trailer

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Big Daddy Kane performs onstage at the 2014 Budweiser Made In America Festival at Benjamin Franklin Parkway on Aug. 30, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 

One of golden age hip-hop's most important MCs, Big Daddy Kane is looking to add a whole new dimension to his legacy -- actor in a Oscar-baiting drama.

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Kane (whose given name is Antonio Hardy) stars across Keanu Reeves, Ana de Armas, and Mira Sorvino in upcoming thriller Exposed, which is scheduled for limited release on Jan. 22. The film takes place in the rapper's native Brooklyn, and was filmed on location.

Watch the trailer below -- it looks like Kane may be playing the villain...