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Luther Campbell, high school football coach

Luther Campbell of the rap group 2 Live Crew. (March 7, 1994)

At one point, Luther "Luke" Campbell was the most controversial man in America. That was back in 1989 when he was the frontman for Miami-based rap group 2 Live Crew and their, um, not-so-clean album "As Nasty As They Wanna Be" was released.

It was an era of Parental Advisory stickers (in the era of cassettes and CDs), a public backlash against rap music that wasn't just party music and debates over free speech and censorship.

Now, 20-plus years later, the guy who was "so horny" and "Banned in the U.S.A." is a successful high school football coach at Northwestern High School in Miami, Fla.

Of course, there is plenty of stuff in between, such as his affiliation with "The U," and this clip here only serves a tease to Tuesday's episode of HBO's "Real Sports" at 10 p.m.

But for those of you in your 30s who came of age at this time, it will remind you to set you DVRs (as opposed to that pesky VCR with the "12:00" that just won't stop blinking).

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