Arts Express: Rapper Ice-T Talks ‘Iceberg Slim: Portrait Of A Pimp’

Ice-T Talks Iceberg Slim: Portrait Of A Pimp: Rapper turned actor both on the big and small screen Ice-T phoned in to Arts Express from LA to talk about his latest film which he co-produced, the documentary Iceberg Slim: Portrait of A Pimp. But that is likewise the culmination of a lifelong obsession and fascination with the late convict turned prolific author.

Ice-T also mulls current and future directions in his music; his own two cents about how he feels rap isn’t fulfilling its potential to help change the world; and finally how he sees himself, as ‘a happy dude with a few gray hairs, but I still see the fire.’

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The NY Asian Film Festival: Conversations with the director and star of North Korean and Chinese films. Including Nicolas Bonner, UK co-director of the North Korean international production, Comrade Kim Goes Flying. And special festival guest of the Hong Kong Cinema Now And Beyond Series, martial arts star, Donnie Yen.

Prairie Miller is a New York multimedia journalist online, in print and radio, who reviews movies and conducts in-depth interviews. She can also be heard on WBAI/Pacifica National Radio Network’s Arts Express.