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Vanilla Ice

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With his hit single "Ice Ice Baby" and its accompanying album, To the Extreme, Vanilla Ice became the second white rapper to top the charts. Unlike the Beastie Boys, he didn't have any street credibility, so the Miami-born rapper decided to invent some of his own, claiming he had a seriously violent gangster past. Nevertheless, "Ice Ice Baby" became a number one hit late in 1990, thanks to the pulsating bass riff from David Bowie and Queen's "Under Pressure." To the Extreme also went to the top of the charts, spending 16 weeks at number one and selling over seven million copies. Ice began filming a feature film, Cool as Ice, in the spring of 1990, but by the time the film came out in the fall, his star had fallen dramatically; To the Extreme was at number one longer than the soundtrack to Cool as Ice was even on the charts. Sensing that his time had passed, Vanilla Ice took a couple years off, re-emerging in 1994 with Mind Blowin'. Dispensing with the pop-rap formula of his debut, the rapper adopted the lazy, rolling funk of Cypress Hill, as well as that trio's obsession with pot. The album was a commercial disaster, disappearing from sight immediately after its release. With 1998's Hard to Swallow, Ice attempted to reinvent himself as a hardcore, gangsta-styled rapper; again the public wanted no part of it. A similar attempt, 2001's Bipolar, tried to reinvent him as both rapper and rocker, much to the public's general disinterest. ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine
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Stations Featuring
Vanilla Ice

    WTF

    WTF
    1 song

    1-Hit Wonders

    1-Hit Wonders
    1 song

    Movie Tracks

    Movie Tracks
    1 song

    '90s Pop

    '90s Pop
    1 song

    Shuffle Hits

    1 song

Albums by
Vanilla Ice

Top Songs by
Vanilla Ice

  1.   Song
    Popularity
  2.   Ice Ice Baby
  3.   Ninja Rap
  4.   Play That Funky Music
  5.   Jump Around
  6.   Fuck Me
  7.   Baby Got Back
  8.   Satisfaction
  9.   Cool as Ice (Everybody Get Loose)
  10.   Insane in the Brain
  11.   Iceman Party
  12.   Hooked
  13.   Get Em' Now
  14.   I Love You
  15.   I Love You So
  16.   Treat 'Em Right
  17.   I Got It Made
  18.   Fight the Power
  19.   Move
  20.   Yo Vanilla
  21.   Valley of Tears
  22.   UFC
  23.   Trailer Park Mullet Wars
  24.   Too Cold
  25.   The Wrath
  26.   Tell Me Why by Zeno
  27.   Tank
  28.   Tammy Faye
  29.   Survivor
  30.   Stop That Train
  31.   Stompin' Through the Rayou
  32.   Say Goodbye
  33.   Rollin' in My 5.0
  34.   Rollin' in My
  35.   Roll 'Em Up
  36.   Prozac
  37.   Living
  38.   Life Is a Fantasy
  39.   Ice Cold
  40.   Hit 'Em Hard
  41.   Havin' a Roni
  42.   Go Ill
  43.   Get Loose
  44.   Dunn Natt
  45.   Detonator by Train
  46.   Bullet on the Chart
  47.   Bounce
  48.   Blowin' My Mind
  49.   Aussie Steve
  50.   Buffalo Soldier
  51.   A.D.D.
  52.   You Dropped a Bomb on Me
  53.   I Like It
  54.   Road to My Riches
  55.   Intro/Ice Is Workin' It
  56.   The Horny Song
  57.   Smooth Interlude
  58.   Scars
  59.   Rosta Man
  60.   Phunky Rhymes
  61.   Live Intro
  62.   Juice to Get Loose Boy
  63.   Get Wit' It
  64.   Ecstacy
  65.   Dancin'
  66.   V.I.P Posse By One
  67.   You Gots to Chill
  68.   Zig Zag Stories
  69.   Now and Forever
  70.   I Go Down
  71.   Fame
  72.   Freestyle
  73.   Son of a Gun
  74.   S.N.A.R.Y.
  75.   Oh My Gosh
  76.   Minutes of Power
  77.   Ice Is Workin' It
  78.   It's a Party

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