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2011/12 As Captain Hook in Peter Pan at the Central Theatre Chatham

Robert Matthew Van Winkle (born October 31, 1967), known professionally as Vanilla Ice - an American rapper, actor, and television host. Born in South Dallas, and raised in Texas and South Florida, Ice released his debut album, Hooked, in 1989 on Ichiban Records, before signing a contract with SBK Records, a record label of the EMI Group which released a reformatted version of the album under the title To the Extreme. Ice's 1990 single "Ice Ice Baby" was the first hip hop single to top the Billboard charts.

Although he was successful, Ice later regretted his business arrangements with SBK, which had paid him to adopt a more commercial appearance to appeal to a mass audience and published fabricated biographical information without his knowledge. After surviving a suicide attempt, Ice was inspired to change his musical style and lifestyle. While his later, less mainstream albums failed to chart or receive much radio airplay, Ice has had a loyal underground following. In 2009, Ice began hosting The Vanilla Ice Project on DIY Network


1989 - Play That Funky Music

            Ice Ice Baby

            I Love You

1991 - Cool as Ice

            Rollin in my 5.0


            Road to my Wishes

1994 - Roll 'Em up

             The Wrath

1995 - Get Loose

1998 - Too Cold

1999 - S.N.A.F.U

2001 - Nothing is Real

            Get Your Ass up

2002  - Tha Weed Song

             Hot Sex

             Elvis Killed Kennedy

2005 - Survivor

2006 - Tell me Why

2008 - Ice Ice Baby (Re-release)

2010 - Turn it up

             Born on Halloween

2011 - Jump Around

2012 - Ice Ice Baby (Remix)

Listen to Ice Ice Baby right here

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