Cover Stories, Ice-T, Music -

In August 1992, Los Angeles was three months removed from the city’s worst uprisings since 1965. When four Los Angeles Police Department officers were acquitted in the roadside beating of Rodney King, frustrations that had been simmering exploded into days of looting and demonstrations. And while the literal fires resulting from rioting had flamed out […]

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Bill Cosby, Canibus, David Robinson, Editor's Picks, Harry Belafonte, Ice-T, List, mc hammer, Montel Williams, Morgan Freeman, Nate Dogg, Shaggy -

Morgan Freeman Although fans saw actor Morgan Freeman play an officer in the film Glory, […]

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Entertainment, Guns, Ice T, Racist, Radio, Rush Limbaugh -

Just one day after Ice-T became the darling of right-wing bloggers because he advocated for gun owners in the wake of the movie theater shooting in Colorado, he lashed out at conservative radio shock jock Rush Limbaugh...

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Documentary, Entertainment, Hip Hop, Ice T, Rap, Rap Lyrics, Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap, The Art of Rap -

ATLANTA (AP) - Ice-T is infatuated with the clever wordplay associated with rap music....

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Entertainment, Hip Hop, Ice T, Rakim, Rap Genius, Rap Lyrics, Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap, Supa Emcee, The Art of Rap -

RAP GENIUS - This week saw the release of Ice-T's documentary 'Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap', an event that had lyric geeks everywhere drooling...

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Coco, David Bowie, Entertainment, George Lucas, Halle Berry, Ice T, Iman, Khloe Kardashian, Lamar Odom, Olivier Martinez, Paula Patton, Robert De Niro, Robin Thicke, Tamera Mowry, Taye Diggs -

SLIDESHOW - This day commemorates the Supreme Court's Loving v. Virginia decision, which struck down the last of the country's anti-miscegenation laws, allowing interracial couples to legally marry...

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Barack Obama, Common, Eazy E, Entertainment, George HW Bush, Hip Hop, Ice Cube, Ice T, Jay Z, Kanye West, Kid Rock, KRS-One, Lil Wayne, Opinion, Politics, Rap, Will I Am -

OPINION - In this election year rappers probably will not be criticizing President Obama. Not because he's black but because rap has largely lost its political voice...

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