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Iceberg Slim's Reflections Coming To CD


10/25/2008
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(PR) Uproar Entertainment is pleased to release on CD the Spoken Word album, "Reflections" by Iceberg Slim.

Produced in 1976 by David Drozen, "Reflections" is the poignant and memorable recording of many of Iceberg Slim's true life experiences. These stories are not easily forgotten and leave their incredible mark on the listener.

Iceberg Slim started to pimp at age 18 in the brutal Chicago underworld, soon becoming rich and successful in the trade. In his writings, he traced the motive behind and tradition of black pimping to the days when American slaves noticed their white owners' physical attraction to and exploitation of black women.

"Slim" is the author of "Pimp: The Story Of My Life" which sold over 6 million copies, and "Mama Black Widow" among others. Both books are currently being made into movies. "Pimp: The Story Of My Life" will star Ice-T and "Mama Black Widow" stars Mos Def, Macy Gray and Rihanna. "Mama Black Widow is scheduled for release in early 2009. Iceberg Slim was an important influence on hip-hop artists such as Ice-T and Ice Cube who adopted their names in part from Iceberg Slim.

"Reflections"will be available at Amazon.com and record / book stores everywhere on Oct. 28th.



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