Published Jul 13, 2017Exactly one month ago today, we learned that party rappers 2 Live Crew were set to get their very own biopic. Now, bad news as befallen the group as founding member Fresh Kid Ice has passed away.
As TMZ reports, the rapper died at 7:50 a.m. PDT in a Miami hospital. He was 53, and his cause of death has not been revealed. His manager said it was due to "a medical condition."
Born Chris Wong Won, the rapper formed 2 Live Crew with DJ Mr. Mixx and Amazing Vee in 1984. Of the many things that 2 Live Crew pioneered, it's also worth noting that Won was one of the first famous rappers of Asian descent.
Stay tuned for more details on Fresh Kid Ice's passing as they become available.