In 1989, the group released their third album, As Nasty As They Wanna Be, which also became the group's most successful album.
A large part of its success was due to the single "Me So Horny", which was popular locally with heavy radio rotation on Miami's WPOW-Power 96 FM.
It was the first time in the United States that a record store owner was held liable for obscenity over music.
The charges were dropped after a jury found the record store not guilty.
The group released its first single, "Revelation", in 1985.
"Revelation" was popular in Florida, so The 2 Live Crew (sans Amazing Vee) relocated to Miami.
Campbell changed his stage name to Luke (and changed the record label's name to Luke Records) and the group released an extremely political follow-up album, Banned in the U. A., after obtaining permission to use an interpolation of Bruce Springsteen's Born in the U. Mixx re-formed again to record "Hoochie Mama" for the soundtrack of 1995 movie Friday. Mixx, and Brother Marquis who then left Luke and Luke Records to go to Lil' Joe Records and released Shake a Lil' Somethin' (1996) without Luther Campbell.
I'm just a hard-working guy marketing a new product." In 1992, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit overturned the obscenity ruling from Judge Gonzalez, and the Supreme Court of the United States refused to hear Broward County's appeal. The certified Gold album included the hits "Do the Bart" and the title track. Released in 1991, it is the sequel of As Nasty As They Wanna Be.He is a founding member and former member of the group 2 Live Crew.Fresh Kid Ice is noted for being the only 2 Live Crew member to appear on all albums, discovering rapper Flo Rida, and being the first Miami Bass rapper.It was set to be released in August 2010, but remains unreleased. Mixx rejoined the group and Fresh Kid Ice left the group to relaunch Chinaman Records as well as stating on his Facebook page that he was fed-up with the label keeping their new music unreleased, while making false announcement of their release.
Fresh Kid Ice (May 29, 1964 – July 13, 2017) born Chris Wong Won, also known as The Chinaman, was an American hip hop and Miami bass recording artist.In 2017, Fresh Kid Ice left the group to relaunch Chinaman Records as well as stating on his Facebook page that he was fed-up with the label keeping their new music unreleased, while making false announcement of their release. The Chinaman was the first solo album by Fresh Kid Ice.