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Kool DJ Red Alert

Kool DJ Red Alert was born on November 27, 1956 as Fred Krute. He is an actor, known for Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest (2011), Scratch (2001) and Be Inspired: The Life of Heavy D (2012). See full bio »


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 2011 Queen of Media
Red Alert
 1992 Juice
Concert judge (uncredited)
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 2001 Scratch (Documentary) (special thanks - as Red Alert)
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 2014 Can't Forget New Jersey (Documentary)
 2013 RapFix Live (TV Series)
- A$AP Rocky, Swizz Beatz, Bun B (2013) ... Himself
 2013 Unsung (TV Series documentary)
- Heavy D (2013) ... Himself
 2012 Be Inspired: The Life of Heavy D (Documentary short)
 2011 Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest (Documentary)
Himself (as DJ Red Alert)
 2008 With the DJ (TV Series short)
 2001 Scratch (Documentary)
Himself (as DJ Red Alert)
 1998 Pete Rock: Soul Survivor (Video short)
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 2004 And You Don't Stop: 30 Years of Hip-Hop (TV Mini-Series documentary)
 2003 Beef (Documentary)
Himself (as DJ Red Alert)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Appeared in Ludacris's video for "Blow It Out" (2003) See more »

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Alternate Names:

DJ Red Alert | Red Alert

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Legendary DJ who is an affiliate of the hip-hop groups Boogie Down Productions and Jungle Brothers.

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