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Ice by Ice: The Vanilla Ice Story in His Own Words

3.50  ·  Rating details ·  30 ratings  ·  10 reviews
Paperback, 164 pages
Published February 1st 1991 by Avon Books (Mm)
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Eden
Apr 30, 2009 rated it liked it
Recommends it for: Vanilla Ice Fans
I am a huge Vanilla Ice fan and I probably read this when I was 13 or 14.

This book is about the life of rapper Rob VanWinkle, or better known as Vanilla Ice.
It tells of his childhood, life on the streets of Miami and moving to Dallas Texas, his rise to fame and much more. The book is pretty much just a bunch of lies, Rob says so himself. His manager, Tommy Quon, wrote it. It is still enjoyable read, but of course, it would be better if it really were from Rob himself. Either way, I liked it and
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Cain A. Reprobus
Feb 25, 2019 rated it really liked it
wild dude. had fun. wonder what happened to him
Jason
Jul 22, 2009 rated it it was amazing
Revisionist history at it's finest!

"I am from Miami. I am from the streets. That is where I learned to rap, beat-box and dance. That is where I learned about life, about prejudice and brotherhood, about hope and about hopelessness. I was in a gang, I have been shot at, I have seen people get messed up on drugs, I have seen friends die. I have been stabbed and nearly killed."

"I really got into dressing up on Halloween. Every year I was something different . . . For the last four years I've
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Yvette
Sep 12, 2012 rated it liked it
Ice claims this book is a lie and written by his then manager, Tommy. I don't know how true that is. Ice to this day, spits corny freestyles like the ones printed in this book. This book says he used to skateboard on the street as a kid in Miami and he was at a press conference in 2010 and he told the people there the same thing. This book also says he's interested in home renovation, and of course he flips houses now and has how own home improvement show. He sounds so smug and arrogant in this ...more
Jay
Dec 09, 2007 rated it it was ok
The ramblings of a barely literate buffoon. I loved it. Best when read out loud with silly accents.
BW Diederich
This is not a good book.
Jorn
Apr 25, 2011 rated it it was ok
So bad it was just hilarious.
Adam
Aug 18, 2012 rated it liked it
When I read this book for the first time back in 1991, I had no idea that it was total crap fabricated by Mr. Van Winkle's publicist, but at least it was entertaining crap.
Cameron
May 28, 2008 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Everyone, yep, yep!
My review on LibraryThing.com.
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Blast from the past. At least he seemed like an upbeat fellow, plus he was born on Halloween. =)
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