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Christopher Wong Won-better known as "Fresh Kid Ice", the co-founder of the popular Miami, Florida Hip-Hop group 2 Live Crew-has died at the age of 53.
2 Live Crew rose to prominence in the late Eighties with a rumbling Miami bass sound packed with samples and hyper-sexualized lyrics that helped them sell millions of records and earn the ire of politicians and family advocacy groups. He added, "We lost a legend".
"As Nasty As They Wanna Be", released in 1989, became the first album to ever be deemed legally obscene by the US government.
Campbell, also known as "Uncle Luke", posted a tweet Thursday morning about the death of "Fresh Kid Ice". "I didn't know an Asian dude was rapping like that!'" Wong wrote a lot about being ostracized as a youth due to his heritage in his memoir My Rise 2 Fame.
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Fresh Kid Ice was widely regarded as one of the first major Asian rappers in the United States when he and 2 Live Crew burst into the Miami hip hop scene in the mid-1980s.
In 1985, Uncle Luke booked the Fresh Beat Records group to perform in South Florida. Brother Marquis, another former member of the group, also commented on Fresh Kid's untimely passing.
In a 2014 interview, Won told the Miami New Times that the group "knew that there's value to our music even though it's not what (the authorities) wanted it to be". He rapped on both of 2.L.C.'s Top 40 hits, 1989's "Me So Horny" and the lead verse on 1990's "Banned In The U.S.A". He discovered the rapper Flo Rida. He continued to perform as a solo artist and launched his own label, Chinaman Records.
'The Asians were there in the beginning of hip-hop - but as DJs, ' he said.
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