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Christopher Wong Won (Fresh Kid Ice) was born in Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago. His family is Trinidadian and Cantonese and due to his origins he is often cited as the first Asian rapper. At the age of 12 he moved from Trinidad & Tobago to Brooklyn, New York. In 1982 he graduated from Samuel J Tilden high school, and that summer he joined the U.S. Air Force for a four year stint .

While stationed in Riverside, California, in 1984, he got together with Amazing Vee and Mr. Mixx to form the rap group 2 Live Crew. The group released its first single, "Revelation", on their own label "Fresh Beat Records" in 1984. "Revelation" was popular in Florida, so 2 Live Crew (without Amazing Vee who wanted to perform a new style of rap) relocated to Miami where they did countless performances.

In 1985, for their next single "What I Like" Fresh Kid Ice was the only MC featured on the track. In 1986 2 Live Crew recorded: Throw the D and Ghetto Bass on the b-side again he was the only rapper on the record. It was recorded for the upcoming Label Luke Skywalker records with local DJ Luther Campbell. Who befriended the group and worked as Manager and Hypeman.

Luke Skyywalker Records was intentionally formed for the entire group. In April of that year Brother Marquis joined the group, and the trio moved the following summer to Miami Fl. They exploded on the local scene with their Gold debut album "2 Live Crew is what we are".

A year later their second album "Move Somethin'" also went gold. This made Fresh Kid Ice and his band mates some of the most recognizable faces in Hip Hop. Shortly after Fresh Kid Ice was in a near fatal car accident. Which caused the lost of mobility in his left arm "Brachial Plexus Injury".

In 1989, the group released their album, "As Nasty As They Wanna Be." It became the group's most successful album. A large part of its success was due to the single "Me So Horny", which was popular locally with heavy radio rotation on Miami's WPOW-Power 96 FM.

The album went Double Platinum. The American Family Association (AFA) did not think the presence of a "Parental Advisory" sticker was enough to adequately warn listeners of what was inside the case. Jack Thompson, a lawyer affiliated with the AFA, met with Florida Governor Bob Martinez and convinced him to look into the album to see if it met the legal classification of obscenity.

In 1990 action was taken at the local level and Nick Navarro, Broward County sheriff, received a ruling from County Circuit Court and warned record store owners that selling the album might be prosecutable. As a result of the controversy, "As Nasty As They Wanna" Be remained brisk, selling over two million copies. It peaked at number 29 on the Billboard 200 and number 3 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart.

"Banned in the U.S.A." is the fourth album by the 2 Live Crew. It was originally credited as Luke's solo album. The certified Platinum album was also the very first release to bear the RIAA-standard Parental Advisory warning sticker.

The original lineup made two other albums together "Live in Concert" in 1990 and "Sports Weekend: As Nasty as They Wanna Be, Pt. 2" which also went Platinum in 1991.


Fresh Kid Ice released his first Solo Album "The Chinaman" in 1992 on Effect Records (a division of Luke Records). Singles released were "Dick 'Em Down", "I'll be there", and "Freak 'Em Down" (the clean version of Dick'Em Down). The album originally met moderate sales with a limited budget, but became a cult classic and is still being published today.


In 1994, he reunited with Luther Campbell and Verb (a new recruit) to form The New 2 Live Crew and released the album ''Back at Your Ass for the Nine-4.'' The album peaked at #52 on the Billboard 200 and #9 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop charts, and produced two charting singles; "Hell Yeah" and "You Go Girl". It is the last album to feature Luther Campbell and the only album to feature Verb as a group member.


In 1996, he reunited with Mr. Mixx and Brother Marquis to make "Shake a Lil' Somethin'." The album went to #145 on the Billboard 200 and #33 on the R&B/Hip-Hop charts. The two singles were "Shake a Lil' Somethin'", which made it to #11 on the Hot Rap Singles chart and "Do the Damn Thing", which made it to #24 on the same chart. It is the last album to feature Mr. Mixx."


The Real One" in 1998 is the final 2 Live Crew album of the 1990s. With the absence of Mr. Mixx, was produced by various contributors. The album peaked at #59 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums.  The album includes featuring's with Ice-T, Luniz, Rufftown Mob, KC of KC & the Sunshine Band and Freak NastyVerb is also featured on the track "Raise the Roof." Brother Marquis left after this album.


In early 2000, Ice released his second solo album "Still Nasty" on his label Chinaman Records, and started touring. Due to his experiences performing for large audience he stayed busy performing in many venues, and the album did well on an underground level.


In 2004, Fresh Kid Ice released the album "Stop Playin'." While searching for a hype-man for a show in Hawaii he took a then unknown artist Flo Rida. Working as his hype man and back up rapper, Flo Rida gained the attention of DeVante DeGrate, a member of the band Jodeci, who helped him submit work to major labels.


After the tour, Fresh Kid Ice went strait to the studio and released a second album that same year called "Freaky Chinese". It featured several tracks with Flo Rida and Insane Clown Posse.That year he also started to mentor upcoming artists every Monday night at the Miami Pipeline (

After the tour, Fresh Kid Ice went strait to the studio and released a second album that same year called "Freaky Chinese". It featured several tracks with Flo Rida and Insane Clown Posse.

That year he also started to mentor upcoming artists every Monday night at the Miami Pipeline (

In 2008, he reunited with Brother Marquis and toured under the 2 Live Crew banner again. Shorty after, he suffered his 1st stroke on Thanksgiving day of 2009, and a second stroke early 2010. Ice had to retrain himself to walk and correct his speech. This refocused his mindset to get back to work, rewarding his fans by creating new music, performing, and mentoring upcoming new talent.

In 2014, the group announced their new album "Turn Me On" with guest stars Trick Daddy, Trina, Too Short, Insane Clown Posse, E-40, and Mannie Fresh.

In September 2014, 2 Live Crew released a new single Take It Off, the video features cameos by Mannie FreshFlavor FlavTrinaFlo Rida, and Trick Daddy.

Mini Biography By: Miami Bio

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