Vanilla Ice

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Vanilla Ice
Vanilla Ice in 2010
Vanilla Ice in 2010
Background information
Birth nameRobert Matthew Van Winkle
Born (1967-10-31) October 31, 1967 (age 55)
Dallas, Texas, U.S.
OriginDallas, Texas, U.S.
Miami, Florida, U.S.
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Rapper
  • actor
  • record producer
  • singer
  • television host
Years active1985–present
Labels
Websitevanillaice.com

Robert Matthew Van Winkle (born October 31, 1967 in Dallas, Texas), best known as Vanilla Ice, is an American rapper, actor, and singer.[6] He had songs under SBK Records. His most notable song is "Ice Ice Baby". The song was nominated for a Grammy Award in 1991. He has had other songs released over the years. Comedian Jim Carrey did a spoof on the song, called "White White Baby".

Vanilla Ice was a contestant in the second season of The Surreal Life in 2004 and in the sixth series of Dancing on Ice in 2011.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Rauschert, Jeff (September 19, 2008). "'90s rapper Vanilla Ice puts new twists on old hits". The Flint Journal. Archived from the original on December 10, 2015. Retrieved December 19, 2015.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Mooney, Michael J. (November 26, 2009). "For us, Rob Van Winkle will always be Vanilla Ice". Miami New Times. Archived from the original on December 22, 2015. Retrieved December 19, 2015.
  3. Greene, Andy (July 10, 2012). "Where Are They Now? Pop's Class of 1990: Vanilla Ice". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on December 22, 2015. Retrieved December 19, 2015.
  4. "4. Vanilla Ice". Edmonton Journal. July 13, 2012. Archived from the original on 22 December 2015. Retrieved December 19, 2015.
  5. D., Spence (November 24, 2008). "Vanilla Ice – Vanilla Ice Is Back! Hip Hop Classics". IGN. Archived from the original on October 17, 2015. Retrieved December 19, 2015.
  6. "Vanilla Ice". Biography.

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