A hip-hop artist also known as Luke Skyywalker, Luther Campbell made his name at the head of the 2 Live Crew. He was honored with the Steel Handcuffs award by Broward County sheriff's deputies, charged with obscenity after performing at a club where off-duty Broward County sheriff's deputies were checking IDs to wake sure no kids could get in.

Sales of the 2 Live Crew albums then skyrocketed, leaving pundits to wonder whether the cops got a kickback. South Florida being what it is, I wouldn't doubt it's possible.

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