Where Is He Now? Nineties Hip-Hop Icon Is Selling Suits

10/17/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Well, well, well, so if you've ever wondered, "What is that crazy 'Kid' from the 1990s rap group 'Kid-n-Play' doing?" We've found him. The 'Kid' is a grown man now, and he's selling suits. But not just any suits; they are SW Suits. And what's so special about SW Suits? As Kid explains, the Carson, California chain allows you to "get clean" for special occasions.

"Let's say you are trying to take your lady out, trying to take your momma out, or one of your homies got shot," he deadpans in the video. The artist, turned stand-up comedian's best line has got to be the question he delivers early on: "I know what you are thinking, what is Christopher "Kid" Reid doing in a suit and tie?" (No. I was wondering what he is doing selling suits and ties). But I've got to respect it. In these tough economic times I love to see a man generate some income however he can. And honestly, being a spokesperson for a local chain store is a pretty savvy way to do it. But it does make me reflect on this fact: if you or I should ever get our big break to be top selling artists with movie deals, I can only hope that we invest our money just a little better.

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