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Ice-T: Our 1991 Interview

This article originally appeared in the May 1991 issue of SPIN. Ice-T's first acting experience came in front of security cameras—as a street…
Scott Cohen / July 22, 2020

Songs That Reflected the Civil Unrest Then and Now

I can smell tear gas. It’s Saturday afternoon. My phone starts blowing up with texts from my lady. She’s a chef at an…
Mike Postalakis / June 3, 2020

10 Odd, Curious and Downright Awful Alt-Rock Duets

A great duet requires all the necessary elements— song selection, choice of musical partners, execution—to come together perfectly. Throughout the history of recorded music, there…
Robert Ham / April 24, 2020

Ice T Responds to Trapt Challenging Him to a Fight: ‘lol Too funny’

Over the past few weeks since the COVID-19 pandemic became more widespread, Trapt have strangely emerged as a contrarian voice by supporting basically almost everything…
Daniel Kohn / April 21, 2020

Ice-T Releases Video for “Too Old For The Dumb Shit”

Aging rapper Ice-T has released a music video for his recent single "Too Old For The Dumb Shit." It's the second entry in a planned trilogy that began…
SPIN Staff / September 13, 2019

10 Tours That Changed the World

Can a rock concert change the world? Yes. For the better? Not necessarily.
SPIN Staff / May 22, 2019

Ice-T Says He’s Never Had a Bagel or Coffee

Last night's episode of Law and Order: SVU featured Ice-T's character Fin holding a cinnamon raisin bagel, and today several of his Twitter followers raised the important question, why…
Tosten Burks / November 9, 2018

Watch Flatbush Zombies’ Short Film “Vacation,” Starring Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ice-T, and John Leguizamo

Three rappers walk into a diner and all three try to decide the best way to be famous. That's the bare bones plot to Vacation…
Israel Daramola / April 5, 2018

Ice-T and Soledad O’Brien to Host Fox Special About the Tupac and Notorious B.I.G. Murders

Fox will investigate the murders of Tupac Shakur and Christopher Wallace, aka Biggie Smalls, in a new two-hour special on September 24 called Who Shot Biggie…
Winston Cook-Wilson / August 25, 2017

Watch the Graphic New Animated Video for Body Count’s “The Ski Mask Way”

Ice-T's legendary rap-rock unit Body Count released their sixth album, Bloodlust, in March, but they've just released an elaborate new clip for a ferocious single…
Winston Cook-Wilson / May 17, 2017

Watch T.I. and Ice-T Perform “O.G. Original Gangster” and “Bring Em Out” as ICE-T.I. on Kimmel

As part of Jimmy Kimmel Live’s on-going "Mash-Up Mondays" series, T.I. and Ice-T performed a hybrid of Ice-T's 1991 track, "O.G. Original Gangster" and T.I.'s…
Taylor Berman / March 21, 2017

Ice T’s Body Count Return With Searing “No Lives Matter” Track

Rap metal is having a banner week, what with the release of new singles from Linkin Park and Papa Roach. But, desperate times call for desperate measures,…
Dale Eisinger / February 17, 2017

Help: A Punk-Metal Version of ‘Turn Down For What’ Exists

There's a new "Turn Down For What" in town, and it's definitely a...new take on the trap anthem. Appearing on the new Punk Goes Pop Vol.
Rachel Brodsky / November 17, 2014

Hear Ice-T Narrate a ‘Dungeons & Dragons’ Audiobook

Along with his rap career, his numerous acting roles, and his metal band Body Count, Ice-T has an occasional side gig as an in-demand voice…
Colin Joyce / August 18, 2014

Q&A: Ice-T Returns With Body Count to Call Out Pop Stars and Scare ‘SVU’ Fans

It's been 22 years since Ice-T released the highly controversial "Cop Killer" with his thrash-metal band Body Count, and though the pioneering rapper has been…
Dan Reilly / June 10, 2014
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