Fred Brathwaite

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Birthday
31, 1959
Birthplace
New York
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
31, 1959 (age 59)
Birthplace
New York

About

American visual artist and hip-hop pioneer who rose to fame under the professional alias Fab Five Freddy. He is recognized for having been a founding member of the Fabulous 5 graffiti group. 

Before Fame

He made the transition from being a graffiti artist to being a bonafide visual artist in 1979 when he exhibited his work at the famous Galleria LaMedusa in Rome. 

Trivia

He was the first host of the groundbreaking MTV series Yo! MTV Raps. 

Family Life

He is from New York. 

Associated With

Debbie Harry, the lead singer of the rock band Blondie, mentioned him in a verse of their 1981 single "Rapture."