Ice-T was honored with the 2,747th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Friday, February 17, in the category of Recording.
The rapper, actor, and songwriter, born Tracy Lauren Marrow, started his career as a rapper in the 1980s and became one of the pioneers of gangsta rap.
He released several successful albums, including Rhyme Pays and O.G. Original Gangster.
In addition to his music career, Ice-T has also appeared in several films and TV shows, often playing tough-guy characters.
He is now best known for his role as Detective Odafin “Fin” Tutuola on the long-running NBC TV series “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.”
Ana Martinez, Producer of the Hollywood Walk of Fame, said:
Ice-T is a cultural icon and a success both in the music and television industries. His fans will be very excited to see their favorite performer placed on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Ice’s star will be situated near the stars of music greats such as Thelonius Monk, Dizzy Gillespie, Luciano Pavarotti, Mama Cass Elliott, John Denver, and Herbie Hancock to name a few.
Chuck D as well as Walk of Famers Mariska Hargitay and Dick Wolf were guest speakers for Ice-T’s ceremony.
Watch Ice-T’s full Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony below.
Congratulations to Ice-T on an honor well deserved.