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Quick chat: Ice-T on the L.A. riots, LL Cool J and more

2 years agoMusic / Rock & Pop : Pop & Hiss

Ice-T’s directorial debut, “Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap,” documents the genre’s history through interviews with such artists as Dr. Dre and Kanye West. But the rapper-turned-actor (he’s now a regular on NBC’s “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”) made history himself two decades ago when he emerged out of South L.A. as one of gangsta rap’s pioneers. He spoke with Pop & Hiss last week on the eve of his film’s release.
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