A Study In Stardom: 14 Celebrities Who Parlayed Their TV/Radio Hosting Gigs To Fame

October 15, 2012  |  
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Fab Five Freddy

If you didn’t watch MTV’s Yo! MTV Raps during its tenure from 1988 to 1995, you would still know who this historic figure in hip-hop is. Fab Five Freddy was a staple in the hip-hop music and culture scene, and in 1988, became the first hip-hop VJ for the music show, Yo! MTV Raps. Freddy went on to produce the 1991 gritty movie, New Jack City, along with other ventures, like music videos and other popular movies.

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