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

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