Ice-T Reveals, By A Line Of 'O. G. Original Gangster' Lives By

HipHop News Posted on May 22, 2020 at 8:28am

Ice-T Reveals, By A Line Of 'O. G. Original Gangster' Lives By

#DXCLUSIVE: The gangsta rap of the legend looks back on the project, 29 years later.

Ice-T is a certified O. G. — which is not the subject of debate. As one of the pioneers of West Coast gangsta rap, the Los Angeles transplant has its beginning in the Uncle Jamm's Army Hip Hop parties before the fork in a road alone with his 1987 debut Rhyme Pays, in 1988, the follow-up and the Power 1989 The Iceberg/Freedom of speech...Just Watch What You Say.

But it was his fourth album, O. G. Original Gangster, more bent of Ice's creative muscle, and presented his heavy metal band Body Count for the world..focused on the ad {

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Posted on May 14, 1991, the project includes the Grammy award-nominated track "New Jack Hustler (Nino's Theme)," which was initially released as a single from the New Jack City soundtrack.

Twenty-nine years later, Original Gangster still sounds as raw and urgent as it did when it was first released. Throughout his career, the Ice, the voice has remained strong and the album could have been made in the year 2020. As explained to HipHopDX, "the legitimate singers or professionals" simply do not age.

"Miles Davis was the drug until he passed away," she says to DX. "So was James Brown. I don't think that George Clinton is going to change. Ozzy [Osbourne] likely to die during the concert or something like that. I think that is because it is, basically, the tool, which is its instrument. And I think, being an artist, you can always t


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