The Newark, N.J native was honored one day after the 65th birthday of the gangsta rap pioneer-turned-actor.
Ice-T Receives Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame
Ice T's Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony featured a moving speech from Law & Order: SVU” star Mariska Hargitay — also Ice Cube, Chuck D and Dick Wolf joined him at the ceremony at 7065 Hollywood Blvd., between La Brea and Sycamore avenues.
On Friday afternoon (February, 17), the Gangster rap pioneer returned to Los Angeles, Calif. to get his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The hip-hop icon, along with his wife Coco and their 6-year-old daughter Chanel was there to witness such an historic moment.
Ice is the 12th hip-hop artist to receive this honor, following Queen Latifah, Ice Cube, 50 Cent, Snoop Dogg, Diddy, the late Nipsey Hussle, LL Cool J and others.
See Ice-T receive his Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the Livestream below.
The producer of the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Ana Martinez, saluted Ice in a statement before Friday's ceremony.
“Ice-T is a cultural icon and a success both in the music and television industries," she said. "His fans will be very excited to see their favorite performer placed on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.”
Ice-T reacted, he couldn't believe his full-circle moment that's happening in his career. "When I think about how many times I got arrested in Hollywood....This is a trip [diamond emoji], “💎” he tweeted.