Ice-T Presents Iceberg Slim: Portrait of a Pimp (Trailer)

Iceberg Slim. You've heard the name referenced countless times by the likes of Snoop Dogg, Too $hort and Jay-Z. Or maybe you're one of the millions of readers who checked out his best-selling books. Whatever side of the spectrum you reside on, director Jorge Hinojosa and producer Ice-T are giving us a visual look at the life and legacy of the legendary Chicago pimp with their new documentary, Iceberg Slim: Portrait of a Pimp, impacting theaters (and iTunes) on July 19th. Take a look at the official trailer above and pick up Pimp: The Story of My Life while you wait.

Iceberg Slim: Portrait of a Pimp, examines the tumultuous life of legendary Chicago pimp Iceberg Slim (1918-1992) and how he reinvented himself from pimp to author of 7 groundbreaking books. These books were the birth of Street Lit and explored the world of the ghetto in gritty and poetic detail and have made him a cultural icon.

Oh, and huge shouts to DJ Shadow and CunninLynguists for providing the films music!

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  • baunique

    This was featured at the Dallas Film Festival and I must say it was one of highlights during the whole festival. Its comedic, engaging, and really unveils the curtain on a pimp's lifestyle. This is a must see for anyone that enjoys movies.

  • true

    Yes.

  • KingDingalingSupreme

    Is this like a movie or a documentary?

  • baunique

    @KingDingalingSupreme Its a documentary.

  • Bambam

    What's the last song?

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