Clarence Reid

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Born: 02/14/1939 in Cochran, Georgia, USA

Filmography

Music (13)

Loving 2016 (Movie)

("Don't Be A Fool") (Song)

Loving 2016 (Movie)

("Don't Be A Fool") (Song Performer)

The Infiltrator 2016 (Movie)

("I'm Controlled By Your Love") (Song)

Life of Crime 2014 (Movie)

("I Tried So Hard To Be Good To You") (Song)

Fair Game 2010 (Movie)

("Good Lovin'") (Song)

The Midnight Meat Train 2008 (Movie)

("I Am Controlled By Your Love") (Song)

Trick 'r Treat 2007 (Movie)

("Thrills And Chills") (Song)

The Dukes of Hazzard 2005 (Movie)

("Rockin' Chair") (Song)

Mad Cows 1999 (Movie)

("Clean Up Woman") (Song)

The Last Days of Disco 1998 (Movie)

("Rockin' Chair") (Song)

Love Serenade 1997 (Movie)

("Rockin' Chair") (Song)

She's So Lovely 1997 (Movie)

("Rockin' Chair") (Song)

Maid to Order 1987 (Movie)

("Clean Up Woman") (Song)
Actor (1)

The Weird World of Blowfly 2011 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Milestones

2016

Released his final album 77 Rusty Trombones

2010

Starred in "The Weird World of Blowfly," a documentary about his life

1970

Released his debut album under the moniker Blowfly, The Weird World of Blowfly

1964

Recorded "Blowfly's Rapp," which is widely considered the first rap song

Bonus Trivia

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Reid's 1964 song, "Blowfly's Rapp," is widely considered to be the first rap song ever recorded.

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After being being pressured with foreclosure on his house in 2014, Reid took to a crowdfunding website to ask for fan donations.

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Prior to becoming a "dirty rapper," Reid wrote and produced songs for mainstream R&B acts like K.C. and the Sunshine Band and Sam and Dave.

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