Public Enemy’s New Album ‘What You Gonna Do When The Grid Goes Down?’ Out September 25

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Public Enemy will release their latest album What You Gonna Do When The Grid Goes Down? this Friday, September 25. The legendary group’s first release for Def Jam Recordings in over two decades features a powerful lineup of guests including Nas, YG, Rapsody, DJ Premier, Black Thought, Questlove, Cypress Hill, Run-DMC, Ice-T, PMD, George Clinton, Daddy-O, Jahi, The Impossebulls, Mark Jenkins, S1Ws […]

Ice-T, Treach to Release Movie About Police Brutality, ‘Equal Standard’

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Ice-T and Naught by Nature’s Treach is gearing up to release a movie about police brutality called Equal Standard. “It’s not just a black issue anymore,” Treach told Page Six. “It’s a humanity issue. You can’t treat these people like this. It’s 2020, and enough is enough.” REGISTER TO VOTE GET ELECTION REMINDERS He […]

Ice-T Arrested for Skipping George Washington Bridge Toll

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Ice-T blew through a bridge of tolls heading into New York City and he was arrested for it, as per TMZ. Ice was captured by Port Authority police Wednesday morning for toll avoidance as he was heading toward the George Washington Bridge on the New Jersey side. He allegedly tried to go through the E-ZPass […]

Ice-T Drags Journalist Who Doubts Idris Elba Can Play James Bond

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Ice-T is not here for the conservative journalist, Katie Hopkins’ shenanigans. He made that clear in a series of tweets on Thursday. After Hopkins said in a meeting that Idris Elba couldn’t play James Bond since he’s Black, Ice-T shot a straightforward reaction summing up his sentiments about her announcement. “This b—h sounds stupid…,” the […]

Warren G’s G Funk Movie Finds Home On YouTube, Will Be Released Soon

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When N.W.A. made their mark on Hip-Hop in the 1980’s it opened the world not only to khakis and converse culture, but to new genre of rap music called “Gangsta Rap.” Gangsta Rap music infused Curtis Mayfield’s soul, James Brown’s spirit and the groove of others like the AWB and Funkadelics to create a vibe […]

The History Behind Hip-Hop Grammy Categories

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Hip-hop’s presence in what was once called the Gramophone Award now known as the exalted Grammy Award is one founded in an adventure. Presented by the Recording Academy in 1958, the Grammy Award honors musicians whose craft is primarily done in the English language and have achieved mass popular appeal. Such analysis appears to be […]

The Art of Rap Makes A Stop in Brooklyn

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Words by Shanice Stephanie What started out as a documentary on rap music and it’s rise to global prominence has become an eight city tour. Back in 2012 director and interviewer Ice-T took us on a journey as he uncovered how rap has grown to dominate the world. Throughout the film you’ll see Ice-T interviewing […]

DJ Kay Slay Grabs Ice T and Kool G Rap For “Hip-Hop Icons” [Watch]

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Words by Ime Ekpo There is no doubt DJ Kay Slay is infamous for his blazing mixtapes and their populous features. In September, Slay released his fourth compilation album, The Big Brother which is stuffed with features from the best emcees standing in the likes of Raekwon, Dave East, Kendrick Lamar, Jadakiss, Scarface, Styles P, […]

Suge Knight Thinks Tupac Shakur is Still Alive

Suge Knight just re-fueled one of the biggest conspiracy theories in Hip Hop history. The Death Row Records CEO, who was present at the time of Tupac’s shooting, told Ice-T and Soledad O’ Brien that “you never know” with Pac and he may very much be alive. When Pac died — I mean, if he […]

Coco Austin Responds To Social Media Backlash Over Her Braids

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On social media last week, Ice-T’s wife Coco Austin received a lot of backlash after sporting her blonde cornrows. She called the old ethnic hair style the “Coco Swoop.” In her latest video post to social media she speaks up on the drama telling viewers it’s not a “race thing.” #PressPlay : #Coco responds to […]

BANGIN’: For Life, Love & a Future – Ice-T relives his gangsta days

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Words by Sia Michel This article was originally published in The Source Magazine, April 1996 (Issue #79) BANGIN’: For Life, Love & A Future Ice-T relives his gangsta days and looks into the future of peace in the war-torn street zones of the ‘hood’ REGISTER TO VOTE GET ELECTION REMINDERS   Advertisement Ice-T has invaded […]