Music Birthday: Ice-T

🔊🥳Today, February 16, 1958, Ice-T was born Tracy Lauren Marrow, in Newark, New Jersey. Ice-T was featured on the title track for Quincy Jones’ “Back on the Block” album of 1989. The album salutes street music and culture. The song, a production by Quincy Jones, Rod Temperton, and Quincy Jones III, also features vocals from Tevin Campbell, Kool Moe Dee, Melle Mel, Andraé Crouch Singers, Big Daddy Kane, and Rev. Jesse Jackson. By January 1990, “Back on the Block” was certified platinum by the RIAA.

Published by Taylor Valery

Through the lense of A&R and music writer Taylor Valery, HomageCollage celebrates some of music's best creators and creations.

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