Chandler, Arizona, United States
There's an old saying. If you don't want someone to join a crowd, you ask them, "If everyone were jumping off of a cliff, would you?" Well, I have. So my answer would be "Yes". True story.
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ICE-T the Rapper Is An Actor on Law And Order: SVU
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This is what it was like on the set of Law And Order: SVU when a young black actor had his first scene with Ice T in 2005:
YOUNG BLACK MAN: Yo what up, Ice T! Damn, I gotta tell you, this is a true honor. I have been bumpin your shit way since back in the day! I mean, "Cop Killer"? That shit blew my mind wide open when I was a little shorty, homey!
ICE T: Yo. Word. That means a lot to me. Part of me always belongs to the streets, and I gots mad love.
This is what it is like on the set of Law And Order: SVU when a young black actor has his first scene with Ice T in 2014.
YOUNG BLACK MAN: Yo what up, Ice T! Damn, I gotta tell you, I have been watching you on SVU since way back in the day! Remember that scene where you were undercover as a pimp and then you said you were a cop killer? That shit was my jam!
ICE T: Fo sho. Back when I was 19 on the streets rappin, I never knew my life would turn out like this. Its been a trip.
YOUNG BLACK MAN: What's this now?
ICE T: I'm just sayin when I was in the rap game, man, I never dreamed that I would be an actor on a TV show playing a cop, you know?
YOUNG BLACK MAN: Who?
ICE T: I was a rapper, man, back in the old school days, back when shit was raw. Motherfuckin' Eric B and Rakim, Chuck D, all of NWA, they my niggas, we all from the same rap motherfuckin' graduating year. We all old school.
YOUNG BLACK MAN: Zuh?