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- Fresh Kid Ice, Mr. Mixx and Amazing V record the first
2 Live Crew single, Revelation. (They live
in California and the single is well received in California, Texas and Florida - one of the
reasons that leads to the group's move to Miami). Rapper Amazing V leaves,
and on their second single, What I Like, Fresh Kid Ice is rapping.
Soon after this Brother Marquis takes the mike. After being their manager/promoter Luke joins
the three on stage.
Release of "Is What We Are" - the first 2 Live Crew album.
Release of Move Somethin'.
Release of As Nasty As They Wanna Be.
In June a Florida state court declares As Nasty As They Wanna Be legally
obscene, the ruling is later overturned by the Supreme Court. In September Luke Records pays
George Lucas $300,000 for taking the name of the Star Wars character "Luke Skywalker".
Two members of the Crew are arrested after an adult-only show for obscene performance and later
acquitted. All members start to persue solo careers. Release of Banned In
The USA - The Luke LP feat. The 2 Live Crew.
Luke Records is ordered to pay MC Shy D $1.6 million worth of royalties.
Release of Live In Concert and Sports Weekend
(As Nasty As They Wanna Be Part II) - the last 2 Live Crew album.
Fresh Kid Ice and Mr. Mixx record Deal With This as Rock On Crew.
Release of I Got Shit On My Mind - Luke's first solo album - and
The Chinaman - solo album by The Fresh Kid Ice.
Release of Greatest Hits and Luke In The Nude
- Luke solo.
The Supreme Court decides that the 2 Live Crew version of Pretty Woman
isn't plagiarism but parody.
Luke and The Fresh Kid Ice team up with Verb to form The New 2 Live Crew for
Back At Your Ass For The Nine-4.
The songs of Deal With This plus songs of other rap groups
are re-released as The 2 Live Crew & Posse.
Release of Freak For Life - Luke's third solo album.
In June, Luther Campbell files for bankruptcy.
The tracks of Deal With This are once more re-released, this time with
5 new songs (mixes) as The Original 2 Live Crew.
Release of Shake A Lil' Something, the first album not released on
Luke Records, and without Luke as a member of the Crew.
Release of Uncle Luke and Luke - Greatest Hits - Luke solo albums.
Release of The 2 Live Crew-Goes To The Movies (A Decade Of Hits) and another Luke solo album
Changin' The Game.
Release of The Real One by The 2 Live Crew formed by Brother Marquis and Fresh Kid Ice.
Release of Luke Something Nasty album.
Release of the Greatest Hits DVD.
Release of the Luke - Scandalous: The All Star Compilation album.