Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Ice-T: DoTM

I don't actually really listen to rap in general but as far as rap artists go, this guy is one that I would bother to listen to. Not saying I would go out and buy his albums or anything but strangely enough, I have actually seen him in concert. Anyway, here's his list:

Rhyme Pays
Released in November 1987 by Sire/Warner Brothers Records.
Produced by Afrika Islam.
Tracks: 13
Highlights:
"6 n the Mornin"
Notes:
This album reached #93 on the Billboard 200 and was the first rap album released on the Sire/Warner Brothers label.

Power
Released in September 1988 by Sire/Warner Brothers.
Produced by by Afrika Islam.
Tracks: 13
Highlights:
"I'm Your Pusher" and "Girls L.G.B.N.A.F."

Iceberg/Freedom of Speech..Just Watch What You Say
Released in October 1989 by Sire/Warner Brothers.
Produced by Ice-T and Afrika Islam.
Tracks: 13

O.G. Original Gangster
Released in May 1991 by Sire/Warner Brothers.
Produced by Ice T, DJ Aladdin, Afrika Islam, DJ SLJ and Bilal Bashir.
Tracks: 24
Highlights:
"New Jack Hustler" "O.G. Original Gangster" "Midnight" "Body Count"

Body Count
Released in March 1992 by Sire/Warner Brothers.
Produced by Ice T and Ernie C
Band lineup:
Ice-T - vocals; Ernie C - guitar; Mooseman - bass; D-Rock - guitar; Beatmaster V - drums.
Tracks: 18
Highlights:
"Body Count" "KKK Bitch" "Bowels of the Devil" "The Winner Loses" "Evil Dick" and "Cop Killer"
Notes:
While not an actual Ice-T album, I decided to list this band's discography as well since it is so closely related to Ice-T.

Home Invasion
Released in March 1993 by Sire/Warner Brothers.
Produced by Donald D, DJ Aladdin, Hen-Gee, Evil-E and Ice-T.
Tracks: 19

Born Dead
Body Count album released in September 1994 by Virgin Records.
Produced by Ice-T and Ernie-C.
Tracks: 12
Singles:
"Born Dead" and "Necessary Evil"

VI-Return of the Real
Released in June 1996 by Priority/EMI Records.
Varioius producers.
Tracks: 21
Singles:
"I Must Stand" and "The Lane"
Notes:
This album reached #89 on the Billboard 200.

Violent Demise: The Last Days
Body Count album released in March 1997 by Virgin Records.
Produced by Howard Benson.
Body Count lineup changes:
Mooseman was replaced on bass by Griz.
Tracks: 16
Singles:
"Violent Demise" "Last Days" and "I Used to Love Her"

The Seventh Deadly Sin
Released in September 1999 online only and October 1999 by Coroner/Atomic Pop Records.
Produced by Ice-T, DJ Ace, Iz, and Marc Live.
Tracks: 21

Greatest Hits
Compilation album released in August 2000 by Atomic Pop.
Tracks: 17

Murder for Hire
Body Count album released in August 2006 by Escapi Music.
Produced by Ernie C and Ice-T.
Body Count band lineup:
Ice-T - vocals; Ernie C - guitar; Bendrix - guitar; Vincent Price - bass; O.T. - drums
Tracks: 12
Singles:
"Relationships"

Gangsta Rap
Released in October 2006 by Melee Records.
Various producers.
Tracks: 16

1 comment:

  1. Cheers for this article, Ice, doesn't get as much love as he should. All the albums went Gold in the US although Power went Platinum in the US. Europe, (especially the Germans) love Ice-T but I don't know sales. OG won him a Grammy!!!

    Cheers dude.

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