Sunday, May 06, 2007

Snitch of the Week: 4/29 - 5/5 (Ice T)

As a man who went from being a Crip, to singing "Cop Killer" to playing his own potential victim on Law and Order, it's safe to say that 50-year old Ice T has gone through a bit of change in his career. Let's not forget he was at the forefront of some of the earliest movements to censor Negroes saying bad things. "Cop Killer got him dropped from his label to which he responded,

  • "The song was written in character, and that "if you believe that I'm a cop killer, you believe David Bowie is an astronaut," in reference to Bowie's song Space Oddity."
So it was interesting to see Spine Mag link to this SOHH interview with the other Mr. T on snitching and how criminal codes are now becoming civilian codes.

For snitching on snitching, Ice T is the Snitch of the week.


In other snitch related videos, peep this man on the street feature with a mostly ignorant group of black people;

And Jon Stewart's own sarcastic take on it as well (Via Different Kitchen)

That Stooly P album is a straight classic. What y'all know about "I'm Tellin'?"

It'd be a lot funnier if black people didn't look so damn stupid.


  1. I liked Willmore's solution. Give us someone else to snitch on. Effics.