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Fab 5 Freddy

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Fred Brathwaite (born 1960), more popularly known as Fab 5 Freddy, is an American hip hop pioneer, visual artist and filmmaker. He emerged in New York's downtown underground creative scene in the late 1970s as a camera operator and a ...

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Fred Brathwaite (born 1960), more popularly known as Fab 5 Freddy, is an American hip hop pioneer, visual artist and filmmaker. He emerged in New York's downtown underground creative scene in the late 1970s as a camera operator and a regular guest on Glenn O'Brien's public access cable show, TV Party. There he met Chris Stein and Debbie Harry. In 1981, courtesy of a name check on Stein and Harry's new wave group Blondie's single "Rapture," he was immortalized when she rapped, "Fab 5 Freddy told me everybody's fly." In the late 1980s, Fab 5 Freddy became the first host of the groundbreaking and first internationally telcast hip-hop music video show, Yo! MTV Raps. He is also in the end of Die Antwoord's music video "Dis iz why I'm hot".

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Down By Law (Kenny Dope Edit)
Down By Law (Kenny Dope Edit)
Down By Law (Wild Style)
Down By Law (Wild Style)
Change The Beat (12" version)
Change The Beat  (12" version)
Good Times (Improv)
Good Times (Improv)
Good Times (Improv)
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Fab 5 Freddie
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