Christopher Reid (entertainer)

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Christopher Reid (born April 5, 1964), formerly known as Kid (shortened from his original MC name, Kid Coolout), is an American actor, comedian and former rapper.wikipedia
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Kid 'n Play

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During the peak of his career with the rap duo Kid 'n Play (with Christopher Martin), Reid was notable for his exaggerated hi-top fade haircut.
The duo was composed of Christopher Reid ("Kid") (born April 5, 1964) and Christopher Martin ("Play") (born July 10, 1962) working alongside their DJ, Mark "DJ Wiz" Eastmond.

Your Big Break

Reid has appeared on a number of television programs, including Martin and Sister, Sister, and has served as the host of amateur contest shows, such as Your Big Break and It's Showtime at the Apollo.
It was hosted by Christopher "Kid" Reid in its first season (1999-2000) then by Alfonso Ribeiro in its second (2000-2001).

Christopher Martin (entertainer)

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During the peak of his career with the rap duo Kid 'n Play (with Christopher Martin), Reid was notable for his exaggerated hi-top fade haircut.
While performing with this group, Martin met Christopher Reid, who performed as Kid Coolout in the group The Turnout Brothers.

Showtime at the Apollo

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Reid has appeared on a number of television programs, including Martin and Sister, Sister, and has served as the host of amateur contest shows, such as Your Big Break and It's Showtime at the Apollo.
Many famous R&B, soul, and hip hop performers have appeared on the show, which has had a number of hosts, including Whoopi Goldberg, Rick Aviles, Martin Lawrence, Sinbad, Mark Curry, Steve Harvey, Mo'Nique, Christopher "Kid" Reid, and Anthony Anderson.

Sister, Sister (TV series)

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Reid has appeared on a number of television programs, including Martin and Sister, Sister, and has served as the host of amateur contest shows, such as Your Big Break and It's Showtime at the Apollo.

Real Time with Bill Maher

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Reid's most recent musical contribution has been writing the theme song to HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher.
The theme song is composed by Christopher "Kid" Reid and his voice is heard saying "Start the clock", "Real Time" and "Bill Maher".

Hi-top fade

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During the peak of his career with the rap duo Kid 'n Play (with Christopher Martin), Reid was notable for his exaggerated hi-top fade haircut.
Rappers such as Kid 'N Play, Big Daddy Kane and Kwamé were internationally famous for helping promote this trend worldwide, particularly Kid 'N Play member Christopher "Kid" Reid.

Lehman College

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He also graduated in 1990 from Lehman College in the Bronx after attending Miles College.

House Party (film)

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It stars Kid and Play of the popular hip hop duo Kid 'n Play, and also stars Paul Anthony, Bow-Legged Lou and B-Fine from Full Force, and Robin Harris (who died of a heart attack nine days after House Party was released).

Supah Ninjas

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He played the role of The Rhymer on the TV series Supah Ninjas.

Celebracadabra

He also appeared on the VH1 reality magician game show Celebracadabra in 2008.

Sorry for Party Rocking (song)

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He also appears in LMFAO's video for "Sorry for Party Rocking".

Spec Ops: The Line

In 2012, he broke into voice-over work in the military shooter video game Spec Ops: The Line, in which he plays Lt. Alphanso Adams, part of a three-man squad sent into a ruined Dubai to investigate a signal from an MIA military unit, The Damned 33rd.
Walker, First Lieutenant Alphonso Adams (Christopher Reid), and Staff Sergeant John Lugo (Omid Abtahi), are ordered to confirm the presence of any survivors, then immediately radio for extraction.

War of the Worlds 2: The Next Wave

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He appeared in The Asylum's film War of the Worlds 2: The Next Wave, a sequel to H.G. Wells' War of the Worlds.

House Party 2

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Freaknik: The Musical

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The movie starts at a party that a group of young adults (Christopher "Kid" Reid and Affion Crockett) claims is the best party they have ever attended.

The Temptations (miniseries)

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Black Dynamite (TV series)

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Rapping

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Christopher Reid (born April 5, 1964), formerly known as Kid (shortened from his original MC name, Kid Coolout), is an American actor, comedian and former rapper.

The Bronx

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Reid was born in The Bronx, New York, to a Jamaican father (born 1931) and an Irish mother (1930–1973).

Bronx High School of Science

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He graduated from the Bronx High School of Science in 1982.