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Fresh Kid Ice Net Worth 2017: How Much Is The ‘2 Live Crew’ Member Worth Now?


Fresh Kid Ice is a founding member of 2 Live Crew, a hip hop group from the 1980s who pushed the boundaries of censorship. They’re known for hit songs such as “Me So Horny” and “Do The Bart.” Their album As Nasty As They Wanna Be was once considered illegal contraband in Broward County, Florida. The sexually-explicit lyrics of the album put Florida Governor Bob Martinez’s puritan mind in an uproar. The music was so hot it was illegal.

He was born Chris Wong Won on May 29, 1964. Won rose to fame in the Miami hip-hop scene as Fresh Kid Ice in 2 Live Crew during the mid ’80s. This hip-hop superstar has remained in the music business for over three decades. Let’s see how much money he’s earned over the years…

Fresh Kid Ice Net Worth as of 2017: $400 Thousand

Fresh Kid Ice has saved up an impressive $400 thousand after years in the hip hop game. He pushed the limits of obscenity laws with his group 2 Live Crew. He left a lasting impression on the music industry that will stand the test of time. The style of 2 Live Crew has inspired countless musicians and entertainers from all across the globe. Let’s take a look at Fresh Kid’s road to success…

1985 – 1990

Fresh Kid Ice Net Worth 1990

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2 Live Crew dropped their first single, “Revelation,” in 1985. A year later, the group released their debut album The 2 Live Crew Is What We Are. This album was notably sexually explicit, with tracks such as “We Want Some Pussy” and “Throw the ‘D’.” A Florida store clerk was even arrested for multiple felonies in 1987 for selling this album to a 14-year-old girl. The charges against the clerk was dropped, but the message was clear: 2 Live Crew’s music was so controversial that it was potentially illegal.

In 1988, the group released their second album Move Somethin’, which sold better than the first album, hitting #68 on the Billboard 200 and #20 on the Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums chart. But a year later, the band released As Nasty As They Wanna Be and that’s when the shit hit the fan.

As Nasty As They Wanna Be actually got 2 Live Crew arrested. They were performing songs from their latest album at Club Futura in Hollywood, Florida, when all three members of 2 Live Crew was apprehended by police. They were later acquitted of all charges in 1992.

1990 – 1998

Fresh Kid Ice Net Worth 1998

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In 1990, the group fired back at the Governor of Florida with their fourth studio album Banned in the U.S.A. The album included a personal diss track to the governor himself, entitled “F*ck Martinez.” That song also disrespected Broward County Sheriff Nick Navarro by repeating the words “f*ck Navarro” throughout the song. Later that year, the group released their very first and only live album, simply entitled: Live in Concert.

A year later, 2 Live Crew came out with the sequel to As Nasty As They Wanna Be. The album was called Sports Weekend: As Nasty As They Wanna Be, Pt. 2, and included the hit song “Pop That Pussy.”

In 1992, Fresh Ice Kid decided to focus on a solo career, releasing his debut album The Chinaman. However, they did reform for one song in 1995, entitled “Hoochie Mama” for the soundtrack of the film Friday. 2 Live Crew officially got back together in 1996 to release their seventh studio album Shake a Lil’ Somethin’, which peaked at #145 on the Billboard 200 and #33 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums.

1998 – Present

Fresh Kid Ice Net Worth 2017

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2 Live Crew released their eighth and final studio album The Real One in 1998. After this album, the group made reunions in 2010 and 2014. 2 Live Crew released the single “Take It Off” in June 2014. The music video featured cameos from hip hop icons: Mannie Fresh, Flavor Flav, Trina, Flo Rida, and Trick Daddy.

After 2 Live Crew disbanded, Fresh Kid Ice looked to expand his solo career. He released his second studio album Still Nasty in the year 2000. The music video of main single “I Wanna Dance Yall” was only shown on BET Uncut because of the song’s graphic nature. However, it became BET Uncut’s top rated music videos.

In 2004, Fresh Kid Ice released two more studio albums. Both albums (Stop Playin and Freaky Chinese) were released under Ice’s Chinaman Records.

As recently as of 2017, Fresh Kid Ice dropped a mixtape, entitled Breaking Glass Ceilings Vol. 1. The mixtape featured a slew of new rappers, allowing these young, up-and-coming musicians to “break the glass ceiling” into the hip hop industry.

Chris Wong Won (Fresh Ice Kid) passed away at 7:50 A.M. on Thursday, July, 13, 2017. He died in Miami, Florida, the place where he rose to fame. Won will be remembered for his impact on American music and culture.

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