Biography

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Fred Brathwaite (born 1959), more popularly known as Fab 5 Freddy, is an American Hip hop historian, Hip hop pioneer and former graffiti artist. He was active in New York City in the 1970s and early 1980s, and later hosted the first hip-hop music video show on TV, "Yo! MTV Raps".

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​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.  

Fred Brathwaite (born 1959), more popularly known as Fab 5 Freddy, is an American Hip hop historian, Hip hop pioneer and former graffiti artist. He was active in New York City in the 1970s and early 1980s, and later hosted the first hip-hop music video show on TV, "Yo! MTV Raps".

Description above from the Wikipedia article Fab 5 Freddy,  licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender -

Known Credits 18

Birthday -

Place of Birth Brooklyn, New York, USA

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • Fred Brathwaite
  • Fred Braithwaite

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2019 A Fresh Guide to Florence with Fab 5 Freddy as Himself - Presenter
2017 Basquiat: Rage to Riches as Himself
2016 Barry as Rameek
2015 Hustlers Convention as Himself
2014 Nas: Time Is Illmatic as Himself
2011 Blank City as Himself
2010 Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child as Himself
2009 Downtown Calling as Himself
2009 Burning Down the House: The Story of CBGB as Himself
2009 The Universe of Keith Haring as Himself
2007 American Gangster as Smalls Patron
2005 TV Party as Himself
2004 And You Don't Stop: 30 Years of Hip-Hop as Himself
1993 Who's the Man? as Himself
1991 New Jack City as Master of Ceremonies
1983 Wild Style as Phade
1981 Downtown '81 as Graffiti Artist

Directing

2019 Grass is Greener Director

Writing

1983 Wild Style Idea

Sound

1983 Wild Style Music

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