Iceberg Slim: Portrait of a Pimp
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Examines the legendary life of Iceberg Slim, notorious pimp and author of seven ground-breaking books. Insightful interviews with well-known artists, scholars, friends and family members create a riveting tapestry as colorful as the subject himself. The autobiographical work of Iceberg Slim is considered to be the genesis of Blaxploitation films and Gangster rap and it continues to influence artists today.
Fascinating --Vanity Fair
Richly Crafted --Entertainment Weekly
Intrigues and illuminates --Variety
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received. It is extremely well written and a must read to understand rap culture and life as it was (and still is, I might say) in the earlier 1900's. It is one of those books and people that opened my eyes and I will n
The film shows how the man became an author and was massively underpaid for the millions of his books sold by his publisher
His estate has a new publisher now, which I assume will be more financially beneficial..
This film is not about sex. There are many humorous anecdotes. Iceberg's great talent was as a storyteller. This film is not an instructional video on pimping.