Christopher “Play” Martin of Duo Kid-N-Play Injured in Car Accident

Christopher “Play” Martin, one half of late ’80s/early ’90s duo Kid-N-Play, was injured in Durham, NC on Saturday (December 29) when his SUV was struck by a suspect fleeing the police. According to The News Observer, the accident happened as suspect Raul Riva Aldamo drove his Ford Taurus down Holloway St. in Durham. Aldamo and two accomplices had reportedly broken into a nearby home and were holding the family inside at bay when police arrived. As he tried to flee the scene, Aldamo nearly ran over an officer, and was subsequently shot. He drove about half a mile down Holloway St. before slamming into Play’s SUV at the intersection of Morgan and Mangum streets. The rapper’s SUV reportedly flipped over before striking a Honda Accord. Play and his passenger, Michelle Gonzales, were ejected from the vehicle. Aldamo died at the scene. His two accomplices were later apprehended and have been charged with burglary, robbery with a dangerous weapon and kidnapping. Martin and Gonzales were treated at a local hospital and had been released as of Wednesday (January 2). Kid-N-Play were a hugely popular act beginning in the late ’80s, culminating with a trio of successful House Party films. Play now lives in Durham and recently completed a documentary on gang life in the area.

  • http://xxlmag.com Bol

    That’s not even Play, is it? The fuck!

    • big khalid

      damn i hope my ninja get better he is a good dude from what i know

    • EReal

      Play is in the picture, you can see half of his Gumby on the right, son. lol.

  • http://xxlmag.com Billy X. Sunday

    Play is the other nigga tho’

  • BIZZLE

    AINT TRYNNA HURT NOOOOOOOOBODY WE JUST DANCIN’… WHAT YOU YOUNG NIGGAS KNOW BOUT THAT HOUSE PARTY CUZ..DAMN GOOD TO HEAR HE BOUNCED BACK

  • Whoa

    That is Play, Kid had the eraser cut.

  • Caine

    Hard to believe dat nigga is 41. Hope he gets betta…

    • Honey86

      Dang! That makes me feel old. lol

      • Caine

        It’s all hood boo. 21, u just gettin started…

  • render

    hip hop mourns

  • http://xxlmag.com Billy X. Sunday

    now y’all got it right

  • DADE COUNTY 305

    KID N PLAY WAS A VERY GOOD RAP ACT. THEM BROTHAS MADE MOVIES AND HAD PLENTY OF FUN. THEY’RE FROM NYC AND PPL LOVE WHAT THEY WERE DOING BACK N THE DAY WHEN NWA,ICE CUBE,ETC… BUT NIGGAZ TODAY HATE ON NIGGAZ FROM THE SOUTH THAT MAKE THE SAME TYPE OF FUN MUSIC!!! MY POINT IS, ITS HIP HOP KNOW MATTER WHERE YOU’RE FROM. GREAT TO HEAR THE BROTHA AND THE WOMAN WITH HIM IS ALIVE!!!

  • ATL = All Trannies Live

    Kid is the mut. Play is the dark one. Don’t act like yall don’t remember House Party. Get well soon.

    41 that’s only 2 years older than Jay Z wack @$$

    • http://www.xxl.com vincent

      Atl (all trannies live) stop hatin on Jay or any New York nigga for that matter. He is way better than any wack-ass country jigaboo you listen too.

    • http://www.xxl.com vincent

      Atl (all trannies live) stop hatin on Jay or any New York nigga for that matter. He is way better than any wack-ass country jigaboo you listen too.

  • 70′s baby

    that is play

    • Fire

      At first they had Kid up there. That explains Billy and Bol’s comments.

  • NC Chica

    Play is doing his thing hee in NC and worldwide. He has a new positive newz station Brand Newz…check it out and Play’s company HP4 Digital Works and Solutions. The websites: http://www.brandnewz.com and hp4digitalworks.com HE’S DEFINATELY DOING IT BIGGER AND BETTER–It’s for us…

  • NC Chica

    Play is doing his thing here in NC and worldwide. He has a new positive newz station Brand Newz…check it out and Play’s company HP4 Digital Works and Solutions. The websites: http://www.brandnewz.com and hp4digitalworks.com HE’S DEFINATELY DOING IT BIGGER AND BETTER–It’s for us…

  • Rednose pit bull

    hell yeah thats play,kid is eraser head (if u ever seen his movies) i liked the one class act…funny movie…but hell yeah thats play..

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  • BigChevy919

    BULLCITY

  • $H@KIM @LL@H

    Oh shit I didn’t kno this!!! I remember when Play came to my old middle school like 6 or 7 years ago

  • Flymasta

    DOES THIS MEAN NO MORE HOUSE PARTY’S

  • Rodjilius

    and i thought he was a good boy….

  • http://antuantjones@hotmail.com No Nonsense Guy

    why dont yall dumb fucks up here be more sensitive about this serious ordeal. thats whats wrong with our people now. always joking. when are we going to stop joking and take things that happen in our community and our heros more serious. we need to grow our asses up. this man was ejected from a car and all we can talk about is his dance moves, haircut, and other bullshit. we have got to wake up as a people and realize that it is time to take things more serious. if this statement offends you then it applies to you. No disrespect to the grown up people on the message board.

    • http://blogxilla.com BlogXilla

      The article says… Martin and Gonzales were treated at a local hospital and had been released as of Wednesday (January 2).

      Which means he’s okay. Just like if you fell. first i would ask are you okay? once you said yes… I’m laughing!! thats whats really our problem we walk around trying to be all hard that we forget it’s okay to laugh at things.

  • miamore73

    Heros my ass. This man was a dancer, rapper, actor that didn’t pay his child support. Not a Hero!!!

    While you preachin get your shit straight. Play was put in jail once for back child support to the women that use to pay MiMi on All My Children. Remember the lady with the high forehead in Coming to America.

    Heros take care of their kids.

  • Dj Yankie D – UK Deja Vu Fm

    Kid was the lighter brother of KnP Play was the Darker brother Hope he is well and recovering

  • Alcoholic Boogieman

    damn no nonsense gay were sorry, hope your boyhood crush is ok nigga, I took a serious shit earlier punkmuthafucka.

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  • PAULA

    play was the man back in the day on house party wish I could have meet him some thing wrong you don’t even here about him no more