2 Live Crew

American hip-hop group

2 Live Crew is a hip hop group from Miami, Florida. The group became known for obscenity, dirty rap lyrics and serious controversy. The group was established in 1984. They officially broke up in 1998 and reunited about 10 years later. Their studio album As Nasty as They Wanna Be caused major uproars. Several songs from the album, in particular, had very sexual lyrics.

2 Live Crew
OriginMiami, Florida, U.S.
Years active
  • 1984–1998
  • 2009–present
  • Fresh Beat
  • Macola
  • Luke
  • Lil Joe
Past member(s)