Iceberg Slim: Portrait of a Pimp (2012)

Genres - Culture & Society  |   Sub-Genres - Biography  |   Release Date - Jul 19, 2013 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 89 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - R
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Filmmaker Jorge Hinojosa explores the remarkable life and literary career of famed pimp/author Iceberg Slim, whose seven books starting with 1967's Pimp: The Story of My Life captured the black experience on the written page like never before. Interviews with such fans and admirers as Ice-T, Snoop Dogg, Chris Rock, Henry Rollins, and Quincy Jones offer a vivid glimpse into the life of a man who gave birth to hip-hop culture, and served as the catalyst for the blaxploitation film movement.

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author, pimp, street-hustler, writer