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Rapper and Actor Ice-T

Rapper and actor of the original "gangsta" rappers. He's got a new CD,Greatest Hits: The Evidence (Atomic Pop). Greg Knot of The Chicago Tribune has written that "Ice-T is that rare gangster rapper who leads with his brain instead of his gun or his crotch." Ice-T's 1992 song Cop Killer landed him at the center of a controversy about gansta rap -- is it a legitimate form of expression or is it incendiary hate-mongering? In addition to his singing career, Ice-T is an actor. He will be Munch's partner on the new (2000) season of Law and Order: Special Victims Unit. He has also starred in films New Jack City, Trespass, and Ricochet.

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