added: 24 Jan 2012 // by: VVN Music
Notorious rappers 2 Live Crew are in the process of reuniting and will be on the road this summer.
Luther Campbell said at the Sundance Film Festival that "I just can't wait to just start practicing. That's going to be a blast. We're going to perform the songs and everybody's going to be excited. Some of the older people of our generation will be able to tell their kids, 'You're staying home tonight, we're going to see 2 Live Crew and shake our booty!'"
Campbell was not originally part of 2 Live Crew. The group was created by DJ Mr. Mixx (David Hobbs), Fresh Kid Ice (Chris Wong Won) and Amazing V (Yuri Vielot) in 1985. They later added Brother Marquis (Mark Ross) and Campbell, who served as manager and, eventually, lead vocalist.
Their third album, 1989's Nasty As They Wanna Be, cemented their reputation as one of the most controversial artists every produced from the rap genre. Nasty included three top 15 R&B hits including their number 1, Me So Horny. It also made them the targets of numerous protests from conservative groups who were offended by the blatant sexuality on the album. It was even deemed obscene in a Florida court and was illegal to sell in the state for some time.
The group broke up in 1991 with most going on to other musical enterprises.
Campbell was at Sundance promoting the short film The Life and Freaky Times of Uncle Luke in which he has a part.