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Sunday with Ice-T: ‘Playing video games distracts me from real life’
The rapper and actor on gaming, horror films and the joy of a bowl of Cheerios

Rich Pelley

13, Nov, 2022 @6:45 AM

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Johnny Mnemonic review – Keanu test-drives early Matrix prototype
Keanu Reeves is in impeccably robotic form as a data courier on the run in this 1995 adaptation of William Gibson’s cyberpunk story set in 2021

Peter Bradshaw

06, May, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Ice-T and Ron McCurdy review – a raging, inspired revival that would make Langston Hughes proud
The thinking man’s gangsta rapper and jazz trumpeter prove that the poet’s performance piece Ask Your Mama is as relevant today as it was in 1960

John Lewis

22, Nov, 2015 @12:51 PM

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Download festival 2015 review – Kiss, Muse and Slipknot rock out in the rain
Slipknot strengthened their bond with the festival crowd, Muse won over the metal fans and Marilyn Manson was almost back to his malevolent best

Dom Lawson

15, Jun, 2015 @1:57 PM

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English bulldogs' surge in popularity offset by high abandonment rate
The breed, which has seen a 323% rise in registrations across the US since 2003, are expensive and difficult to care for, which has led to surrenders

Lauren Gambino in New York

03, Dec, 2014 @12:30 PM

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Glen E Friedman's photographs from the births of hip-hop and hardcore punk – in pictures
US photographer Glen E Friedman witnessed the rise of hardcore punk and the golden age of hip-hop. He chooses his favourite shots and tells Killian Fox the stories behind them

Interview by Killian Fox

29, Nov, 2014 @11:00 PM

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‘We are Michael Brown’s family’: how rap and R&B stars responded to the Ferguson protest
The demonstrations in the US over the decision not to charge the police officer who killed Michael Brown have given new focus to hip-hop’s political voices

Lanre Bakare

27, Nov, 2014 @3:20 PM

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Ice T: 'Body Count is 100% grindhouse over-the-top'

3 Jul 2014: The hardcore rap veteran has reconvened his metal project, Body Count and talks to Paul Lester about raising kids, annoying vegetarians and men turning soft

Paul Lester

03, Jul, 2014 @2:59 PM

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The Playlist: Metal
Four modern metal classics – plus a vintage one revisited for its 20th anniversary – make up our latest round-up of the best in heavy music

Dom Lawson

28, May, 2014 @11:23 AM

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Trailer trash
Jason Solomons bemoans a computer-generated TV Christmas, and reveals his Trailer Trash top 10 for 2012

Jason Solomons

30, Dec, 2012 @12:06 AM

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Chuck D and Melle Mel on Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap - video

Chuck D of Public Enemy and his mentor, hip hop originator Melle Mel, tell Matt Hall about a new documentary that charts the rise of rap as a respected art form

Matt Hall, Christian Bennett, Josh Strauss and Henry Barnes

20, Jul, 2012 @8:24 AM

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It's a rap: hip-hop and Hollywood

The movie industry has never known what to do with rap music. But from NWA to ODB, the extreme lives of its stars offer epic stories for the big screen

Steve Rose

19, Jul, 2012 @7:00 PM

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