Ice-T: O.G. Original Gangster (Sire)
Dele Fadele, NME, 25 May 1991
FOR ALL the descriptions of graphic violence, sexism and general anti-establishment stances, Ice-T is a committed moralist at heart. Not for nothing did he portray an authority-figure in New Jack City, the film that's made him the most bankable rap star extant. He's also an observer, watching the harrowing events on his home-turf in South Central Los Angeles and reporting back in a language only his homeboys would ever fully understand.
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