The Kidd Creole, aka Nathaniel Glover, is a former American rapper. The Kidd Creole, a founding member of the rap group ‘Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five,’ was convicted of first-degree manslaughter in connection with the fatal stabbing of a homeless man in New York City. Nathaniel Glover, the rapper’s actual name, was on trial for slashing John Jolly, 55, with a steak knife in midtown Manhattan in August 2017. Before being charged with murder, the 62-year-old artist lived in Mount Hope, New York City, and worked as a handyman and security guard in midtown Manhattan.
He was born in the Bronx, New York, in the United States, and his brother Melvin (called Melle Mel) formed the Three MCs with Keef Cowboy (Keith Wiggins) in 1978, with Grandmaster Flash handling production (Joseph Saddler). Before becoming Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five and recording the Superappin’ EP for Enjoy Records, owned by R&B icon Bobby Robinson, the group produced two songs (one as the Younger Generation and one as Flash & the Five), after two additional MCs (Scorpio (originally Mr. Ness, aka Ed Morris) and Raheim (Guy Williams) joined them.
Between 1980 and 1987, Kidd Creole worked with Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five on several tracks. After leaving The Furious Five in 1983, Flash, Rahiem, and Creole continued to record together for Elektra Records, subsequently reuniting with Melle Mel and the others for a reunion in 1987.
The estimated Net Worth of The Kidd Creole is between $200K to $300K USD.
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