This is the biography of rap artist, Ice T. He has toured the world three times since 1987, sold ten million records and starred in the movies, "New Jack City", "Ricochet" and "Trespass". Through his brand of hard-core rap , Ice T informed the public about the troubled state of his hometown, South Central, long before the LA riots ignited. The debut of his metal band, Body Count, earned him critical acclaim and many new fans. As one of rap's most articulate spokesman, the artist was chosen by readers of "Rolling Stone" as 1992's Best Male Rapper. Ice T continues to speak out on racism, censorship and other volatile issues.