Iceberg Slim: Portrait of a Pimp
THIS DOCUMENTARY examines the legendary life of Iceberg Slim, notorious pimp and author of 7 ground-breaking books. Insightful interviews with well-known ICE-T, SNOOP DOGG, CHRIS ROCK, KATT WILLIAMS, QUINCY JONES, scholars, friends and family members combined with old photos, artifacts, and archival footage create a riveting tapestry as colorful as the subject himself. The film chronicles how Iceberg’s troubled childhood contributed to a life of crime on the streets. As the painful story unfolds, Iceberg Slim reinvents himself. His transformation from pimp to author makes him an inspiration to many well known and respected artists. The authentic, unfiltered, autobiographical work of Iceberg Slim is considered to be the genesis of Blaxploitation films and Gangster rap and it continues to influence artists today.
Starring Snoop Dogg, Ice-T, Quincy Jones
Director Jorge Hinojosa