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Iceberg Slim: Portrait of a Pimp (2012)

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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 ... See full summary »

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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. Interviews with Iceberg Slim, Chris Rock, Henry Rollins, Ice-T, Snoop Dogg, and Quincy Jones. Written by Anonymous

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The jungle creed says the strong must feed on any prey at hand ... I was branded a beast as I sat at the feast before I was a man.


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Rated R for sexual content, some violent images and language | See all certifications »
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