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Ice-T (1991)

Interview by Andy Gill, Rock's Backpages Audio, Summer 1991

The erstwhile Tracy Marrow talks about acting in movies; his gang roots; pioneering West Coast gangsta rap and telling the truth about black L.A.; still rapping though no longer in the hood; his Body Count thrash-metal band and the Black roots of rock'n'roll; "the intoxicating values of gangs"; white kids listening to rap, and America's need to separate the races.

File format: mp3; file size: 58.2mb, interview length: 1h 00' 26" sound quality: ****

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Ice-T and Body Count: The Paradise, Boston

Live Review by Jim Sullivan, The Boston Globe, 24 February 1992

Ice-T proves street-smart — and stupid ...

Ice-T: Rebel with a cause

Interview by Frank Broughton, i-D, March 1993

When Ice-T was witch-hunted by the American establishment over his 'Cop Killer' song last year, he changed from LA gangster rapper to hip hop elder ...

Ice hits meltdown — Ice-T & Body Count: Brixton Academy, London

Live Review by Caroline Sullivan, The Guardian, 27 December 1993

Macho rapper Ice-T goes all soft and squishy at Brixton Academy ...

Ice-T: Sold on Ice

Interview by Rob Tannenbaum, GQ, March 1994

Never at a loss for words, gangsta rapper Ice-T has taken the literary plunge and produced a provocative manifesto, modestly titled The Ice Opinion ...

Essential Guide To "Explicit" Albums

Guide by Stephen Dalton, Vox, August 1994

Back in 1985, one seemingly harmless song led a woman to take unprecedented action against the American recording industry. Thanks to her moral crusade, albums ...

Ice-T: Seine In The Membrane

Interview by Dele Fadele, New Musical Express, 12 November 1994

It's not all being grim and Malcolm X when you're ICE-T. You also get to go on the road with your mates, play metal and ...

Body Count: Astoria, London

Live Review by Neil Kulkarni, Melody Maker, 7 June 1997


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