The (Mostly) True Story of Vanilla Ice, Hip-Hop, and the American Dream

“He grew up lower middle class and toiled away at menial jobs while chasing his dreams—the lone white boy battling in an almost entirely Black environment. The plot of 8 Mile was Vanilla Ice’s story first.”

Author: Jeff Weiss
Source: The Ringer
Published: Oct 6, 2020
Length: 42 minutes (10,659 words)
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