Over the last 25-plus years, as Hip Hop ascended to global mainstream success, the private lives of its stars have also become public interest.
That makes the “behind the scenes” info all the more interesting, learning about the reasons behind certain songs, interviews, and appearances in music videos.
Regardless of the result, Hip Hop enjoys a good love story, even if its about the absence of it.
In J-Zone’s just-released book , the producer/emcee reveals that he discovered sex by way of Darlene Ortiz’ scantily-dressed appearances on early Ice-T singles and albums.
The pair’s relationship was a phoenix in , parts of which Amber is rumored to have inspired.The pair later had a child, as Karrine was with the emcee during his relocation to Arizona, in the -era.The relationship didn’t last, as Superhead cited a physically abusive G Rap in her memoir, and she continued in a string of relationships, including comedian/television host Bill Maher.Instead of releasing the film on DVD, 20th Century Fox surrendered the rights to Columbia Pictures, which distributed the film outside the U. It made just over million (US) worldwide, and was universally panned by critics.The soundtrack CD was the weakest-selling album in Mariah Carey's career, prompting Virgin Records/EMI to sever their ties with her.
The couple were as real to life as Ice’s street account rhymes, staying together for a reported 16 years before Nicole “Coco” Austin entered the picture.