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Ice-T gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

New York NY USA - April 19 2014: Rapper Ice-T attends Tribeca Talks: After the Movie: 'Champs' during the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival at the SVA Theater Manhattan

LEGENDS & ICONS OF HIP HOP - Post By Kevin Douglas

Chuck D, Mariska Hargitay and “Law and Order” creator Dick Wolf joined Ice-T for a ceremony to enshrine the rap star and actor on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Ice T, the legendary rapper, actor, and television personality, has been honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The ceremony took place on February 17, 2023, and was attended by a large crowd of fans, friends, and industry professionals.

Ice T, whose real name is Tracy Lauren Marrow, has been a fixture in the entertainment industry for over four decades. He first rose to fame in the 1980s as a pioneering gangsta rapper, known for his hard-hitting lyrics and streetwise persona. He released a string of influential albums, including “Rhyme Pays,” “Power,” and “O.G. Original Gangster,” which helped to define the sound of West Coast hip-hop.


In addition to his music career, Ice T has also made a name for himself as an actor. He has appeared in numerous films and television shows, including “New Jack City,” “Surviving the Game,” and “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” which he has starred in since 2000. His role as Detective Odafin Tutuola on the long-running procedural has earned him critical acclaim and a dedicated fanbase.

Ice T has also been a prominent figure in the world of reality television. He has hosted the popular show “Ice Loves Coco,” which chronicled his life with his wife, model and actress Coco Austin, and their family.

At the ceremony, Ice T was with his friend and collaborator, rapper Chuck D. In his acceptance speech, Ice T thanked his fans and family, and paid tribute to the people who had inspired him throughout his career.

Ice T’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is a well-deserved honor for a true icon of the entertainment industry. His contributions to music, film, and television have had a lasting impact, and he has inspired generations of artists and fans. Congratulations to Ice T on this milestone achievement.