Do you know the real life story of the man behind the best Pimp tales ever told?
Ice-T Presents: Iceberg Slim: Portrait of a Pimp, examines the tumultuous life of legendary Chicago pimp Iceberg Slim (1918-1992) and how he reinvented himself from pimp to author of 7 groundbreaking books. These books were the birth of Street Lit and explored the world of the ghetto in gritty and poetic detail and have made him a cultural icon.
The film was directed by Jorge Hinojosa and produced by Ice-T. There’s commentary from Ice T, Snoop Dogg, Henry Rollins, Chris Rock, Quincy Jones and Bishop Don Magic Juan.
It went to Video on Demand July 12th and has been in theaters since Friday July 19th.
We remember reading the Iceberg Slim classic “Pimp” back in the day and loving it — are you eager to see this one?