Larry Platt

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Birthday
27, 1947
Birthplace
Georgia
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
27, 1947 (age 72)
Birthplace
Georgia

About

Rapper most famous for his unexpected hit "Pants on the Ground," which went viral after he performed it during an audition for American Idol in 2010. Though he did not make it to the next round due to the show's age limit, he was invited back to perform the song on the season finale.

Before Fame

He was active in the American civil rights movement, where he earned he nicknamed "General."

Trivia

He originally conceived "Pants on the Ground" as a protest song against the practice of sagging one's pants in 2001.

Family Life

He has been married.

Associated With

He performed with William Hung on the finale of the ninth season of American Idol.

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