iceberg slim


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iceberg slim

1. n. a pimp. When iceberg slim came by in his pimpmobile, Jed made a rude sign at him.
2. n. a person who exploits others; a cold, heartless person. The guy’s a regular iceberg slim.
See also: iceberg, slim
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To his critics, Iceberg Slim is a misogynist who wrote trashy paperbacks that promote violence against vulnerable young women," writes Gifford.
Iceberg Slim followed the initial underground success of his Pimp: The Story of My Life (1967) with six more titles, including Trick Baby (1967) and Mama Black Widow (1969).
He called himself Ice-T in homage to Iceberg Slim, a pimp-turned-author who wrote hard-hitting novels about the criminal underworld.
Street lit's provenance, though, goes back to Donald Goines and Iceberg Slim (who inspired the naming of Ice Cube and Ice T, respectively).
According to Publishers Weekly, the acquisition includes approximately 400 backlist titles but does not include seven titles by Robert Beck, also known as Iceberg Slim.
In light of the current market's madness, it's time to revisit our old friend Iceberg Slim.
It shares ancestry with the work of 1970s authors such as Donald Goines and Iceberg Slim, whose gritty depictions of street life and shady characters catapulted them to international fame.
If you must embrace the currently hot rap-metal genre, you could do a lot worse than Kid Rock, suburban Detroit's answer to Iceberg Slim.
But by including stretches of personal and political autobiography and some excellent interviews with unjustly marginalized figures (who, as it happens, were only tangentially involved with blaxploitation - Pedro Bell, The Last Poets, Iceberg Slim, Melvin Van Peebles), James reveals that the book had higher ambitions that were thwarted by laziness.
Cash Money Content will release the entire Iceberg Slim backlist of seven novels over the next few years.
DMX's 5th starring role, the film noir Never Die Alone, from the pulp classic novel by Iceberg Slim disciple the late Donald Goines, opened in 2004.
Tracy Funches and Rob Marriott's Pimpnosis represents as fine an object-lesson in the art of "the game" as any exploit found in the pages of your favorite Iceberg Slim novel.
I guess other people like Iceberg Slim and Donald Goines may have dabbled in that, but I think your satire goes deeper and that your metaphors are more sophisticated.