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Chris Reid

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. Reid was born in The Bronx, New York City, to a Jamaican father (1931-) and an Irish mother (1930-1973). He graduated from the Bronx High School of Science in 1982. He also graduated from Lehman College in the Bronx. He is best known as one-half of late-1980s/early-1990s hip hop musical act Kid 'n Play with fellow rapper/actor Christopher "Play" Martin. Reid was particularly notable for his extreme hi-top fade hairstyle. Reid has appeared on a number of television programs, including Martin and Sister, Sister, and has also served as the host of amateur contest shows such as Your Big Break and It's Showtime at the Apollo. Reid tours as a stand-up comedian. Reid's most recent musical contribution has been writing the theme song to HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher.

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 Kid from Kid 'n Play -- Inauguration Flat-Top Guy Should Be ASHAMED!!!

Kid from Kid 'n Play
Inauguration Flat-Top Guy Should Be ASHAMED!!!

Michelle Obama's flat-top rocking nephew needs to get with the times -- so says one of the greatest flat-top rockers ever ... Kid from Kid 'n Play ... who tells us, the hairstyle is embarrassingly… READ MORE >

Kid from Kid 'n Play -- No Longer Wanted By Police

Kid from Kid 'n Play
No Longer Wanted By Police

Kid is back in the good graces of LA law enforcement -- TMZ has learned, a judge just recalled the arrest warrant issued last week for the former Kid 'n Play rapper.TMZ broke the story ... the… READ MORE >

- 975 days ago
Kid from Kid 'n Play -- Warrant Issued for Arrest

Kid from Kid 'n Play
Warrant Issued for Arrest

Kid has more adult problems ... the former Kid 'n Play rapper is once again a wanted man ... after blowing off a hearing stemming from his 2010 DUI arrest ... TMZ has learned. According to L.A.… READ MORE >

- 979 days ago
Kid -- My Arrest Was a Big MISTAKE

Kid
My Arrest Was a Big MISTAKE

Christopher "Kid" Reid was released from jail moments ago -- and according to the rapper, he's the victim of messy paperwork at the LAPD, telling TMZ ... while sporting a big grin ... his arrest… READ MORE >

- 1133 days ago
Kid -- Arrest Stems from Drunk Driving Case

KID
Arrest Stems from Drunk Driving Case

Christopher "Kid" Reid was arrested for drunk driving back in 2010 -- but failed to show up for some very important court dates -- and that's why he was hauled to jail earlier today ... TMZ has… READ MORE >

- 1133 days ago
'Kid' from Kid n' Play -- Arrested in L.A.

Kid from Kid n' Play
ARRESTED IN L.A.

Christopher "Kid" Reid -- one half of the rap group Kid n' Play -- was arrested in Los Angeles earlier today ... TMZ has learned. Law enforcement sources tell us the 47-year-old rapper is… READ MORE >

- 1133 days ago
Chris Reid & Harvey -- BAD Music and Metaphors

Chris Reid & Harvey -- BAD Music and Metaphors

Chris Reid from Kid 'n Play tried REALLY hard to crack a joke about Harvey's singing -- which somehow opened the door for Harvey to deliver a bizarre metaphor involving ... swim trunks? Check out… READ MORE >

- 1193 days ago

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