Live Crew rapper 'Fresh Kid Ice' dies

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Fresh Kid Ice Cause of Death: How Did the 2 Live Crew Rapper Die?
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14 July, 2017

The group's Luther Campbell also confirmed the news on Twitter, writing, "My condolence goes out to the family Chris Wong Wong Fresh Kid Ice of the 2 Live Crew who just passed away people we lost a legend". Later, they hooked up with Luther Campbell when the trio signed with his record label. Fittingly, he added, "We lost a legend". That year, a federal court declared their album As Nasty As They Wanna Be the first legally obscene album, making it illegal for retailers in south Florida to sell.

Fresh Kid and the group's biggest contribution to American rap and pop culture is that they became poster children for First Amendment rights after the constantly tested and stretched the boundaries of self-expression, political correctness and decency.

Campbell, also known as "Uncle Luke", posted a tweet Thursday morning about the death of "Fresh Kid Ice". He was in the Air Force stationed in California when he formed 2 Live Crew in 1984 with Mr. Mixx and Amazing Vee.

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Brother Marquis (Mark Ross) joined the group for their debut album, "The 2 Live Crew Is What We Are". In January of this year, he released a Chinaman Records compilation, Breaking Glass Ceilings. Other people could be like, 'Damn, that could be me.

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". "I didn't know an Asian dude was rapping like that!'"

He released Freaky Chinese in 2004, which notably featured several appearances from Flo Rida before he hit song charts. The incidents impaired his speech and movement, but he eventually taught himself how to walk and talk again.


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