Kid 'n Play

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Kid 'n Play is an American hip-hop duo from New York City that was popular in the late 1980s and early 1990s.wikipedia
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Christopher Reid (entertainer)

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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.
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.

Christopher Martin (entertainer)

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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.
Christopher Martin (born July 10, 1962) is an American actor and rapper, formerly the latter half of the late 1980s/early 1990s hip-hop/comedy duo Kid 'n Play.

2 Hype

Kid 'n Play recorded three albums together between 1988 and 1991: 2 Hype (1988), Kid 'n Play's Funhouse (1990), and Face the Nation (1991).
2 Hype is the debut album by rap duo, Kid 'n Play.

Face the Nation (Kid 'n Play album)

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Kid 'n Play recorded three albums together between 1988 and 1991: 2 Hype (1988), Kid 'n Play's Funhouse (1990), and Face the Nation (1991).
Face the Nation is the third and final album by hip-hop duo Kid 'n Play.

Hurby Azor

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Hurby "Luv Bug" Azor, the producer for Salt-n-Pepa (who had been a member of The Super Lovers with Play) served as Kid 'n Play's manager and producer during the early portion of their career.
Azor is best known for discovering and producing the female hip–hop trio Salt-n-Pepa and the rap duo Kid 'n Play.

House Party (film)

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Four of the Kid 'n Play films were entries in the House Party series.
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).

House Party 3

House Party 3 (1994) featured hip-hop/R&B girl group TLC as the music group Sex as a Weapon.
House Party 3 is a 1994 comedy film, starring Kid 'n Play, Bernie Mac, and TLC.

House Party 2

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The first two House Party films (1990's House Party and 1991's House Party 2) also featured the then-relatively unknown Martin Lawrence and Tisha Campbell, later stars of the TV sitcom Martin.
The film returns most of the cast of the first film such as Kid 'n Play and Full Force, along with new cast members such as Queen Latifah and Iman, and more guest appearances by other famous entertainers, such as Tony! Toni! Toné! and Ralph Tresvant.

New jack swing

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The Kid n' Play Kickstep featured the new jack swing-aerobic dance moves typical of late 1980s urban street dancing.
House Party with Kid 'n Play, Boyz n the Hood, Juice, New Jack City, Boomerang, Above the Rim, Poetic Justice, Blankman and Bebe's Kids used New Jack Swing songs in their soundtracks.

Kid 'n Play (TV series)

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Kid 'n Play even had their own NBC Saturday morning cartoon, Kid 'n Play, for one season from 1990 to 1991.
Kid 'n Play is an animated cartoon series based on the real life hip-hop duo, Kid 'n Play.

Class Act

Class Act, produced in 1992, was a comedy in the same vein as the House Party films.
Class Act is a 1992 comedy film, directed by Randall Miller and starring hip-hop duo Kid 'n Play.

Hi-top fade

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Kid's visual trademark was his hi-top fade haircut, which stood ten inches high at its peak.
More music videos released from the fall of 1987 to the spring of 1988, such as "I Don't Care" by Audio Two (1988),"2 Hype" by Kid 'N Play (1988), "Move the Crowd" by Eric B. & Rakim (1987) (a few extras could be seen wearing one), "Paper Thin" by MC Lyte (1988), "Rising to the Top" by Doug E. Fresh (1988), "Do This My Way" by Kid 'N Play (1988), and "Ain't No Half Steppin'" by Big Daddy Kane (1988), shows examples of early trends of the more developed hi-top fade.

TLC (group)

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House Party 3 (1994) featured hip-hop/R&B girl group TLC as the music group Sex as a Weapon.
Also, in 1994, TLC played the musical group "Sex as a Weapon" in the New Line Cinema feature film House Party 3, starring Kid 'n Play.

House Party: Tonight's the Night

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They also returned to the House Party series, appearing in House Party: Tonight's the Night in which they reprise their roles from the first three films.
Rappers Kid 'n Play, who were the original stars of the first three films, make a special appearance in the film.

Hip hop

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In addition to their music, Kid 'N Play have starred together in five feature films, all of them based around hip hop characters and themes.
Hip hop producer 9th Wonder and former rapper-actor Christopher "Play" Martin from hip hop group Kid-n-Play have taught hip hop history classes at North Carolina Central University and 9th Wonder has also taught a "Hip Hop Sampling Soul" class at Duke University.

Funhouse (Kid 'n Play album)

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Kid 'n Play recorded three albums together between 1988 and 1991: 2 Hype (1988), Kid 'n Play's Funhouse (1990), and Face the Nation (1991).
Funhouse is the second and penultimate album by rap duo, Kid 'n Play, released on March 13, 1990 through Select Records.

Select Records

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Among its most popular acts were the Real Roxanne, Chubb Rock, AMG, The Jerky Boys, Kid 'n Play, UTFO, Whistle, and Gary Private.

Salt-N-Pepa

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Hurby "Luv Bug" Azor, the producer for Salt-n-Pepa (who had been a member of The Super Lovers with Play) served as Kid 'n Play's manager and producer during the early portion of their career.
The result was six singles released by Next Plateau Records, several of which became hits: "Expression" (US #26, UK #40 in 1990, UK #23 in 1992), a platinum single that had been certified gold before it even cracked the US Hot 100 as it had already been #1 on the R&B Chart for 8 weeks, and produced by Salt; "Independent"; "I Don't Know" (featuring Kid 'n Play); "Do You Want Me" (US #21, UK #5), certified gold; "Let's Talk About Sex" (US #13, UK #2), certified gold, and later re-recorded as "Let's Talk About Aids"; and "You Showed Me" (UK #15).

The '80s Called

On February 2, 2014, the duo made a cameo appearance in the RadioShack Super Bowl XLVIII commercial "The '80s Called".

Unsung (TV series)

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On July 15, 2015, Kid 'n Play were interviewed for an episode of TV One's Unsung.

United States

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Kid 'n Play is an American hip-hop duo from New York City that was popular in the late 1980s and early 1990s.

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Kid 'n Play is an American hip-hop duo from New York City that was popular in the late 1980s and early 1990s.