ICE-T Biography - Musicians


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Name: Ice T                                                                     
Birth name: Tracy Lauren Marrow                                                 
Born: 16 February 1958 Newark, New Jersey, United States                         
Genre(s): Gangsta rap, West Coast hip hop, Hardcore Punk, Heavy Metal, Rapcore   
Occupation(s): Actor, Rapper                                                     
Years active 1981 - present                                                     
Tracy Lauren Marrow (born February 16, 1958), better known by stage name Ice-T, 
and nickname O.G. (Original Gangsta) is an American emcee, rock musician, author,
former United States Army soldier, and actor. He was instrumental in creating   
gangsta rap. Much of his music is politically oriented, although this has       
declined with time. Since 2000, he has played the role of Det. Fin Tutuola on   
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. As of 2007, Marrow resides in North Bergen,   
New Jersey with a second home in Chandler, Arizona.