Ice-T, the legendary rapper and actor, is turner his efforts and money to produce a documentary about the life of Iceberg Slim. Ice-T, whose real name is Tracy Lauren Marrow, used Iceberg Slim as the inspiration of his stage name and musical persona. “Iceberg Slim has been one of the most influential people in black culture,” the rapper said. “Few people know the story behind the man and it’s time that story is told.”
Iceberg Slim was born Robert Lee Maupin and has a career as a pimp before turning to writing. His books have stood the test of time. Pimp: The Story of My Life, Trick Baby, and The Naked Soul of Iceberg Slim are a few of his works.