Prepare, Vanilla Ice (actual title Robert Van Winkle) followers as a result of the ’90s rapper is getting his personal biopic. The movie will star Dave Franco and comply with the musician from “a highschool dropout promoting automobiles in Dallas to having the primary hip-hop single to high the Billboard charts (by way of Insider).” So, when can followers count on the movie to drop and can it embrace his rumored assembly with Suge Knight?
“We’ve got been in growth for some time however we’re inching nearer and nearer to pre-production,” Dave just lately advised Insider. The actor additionally revealed that the previous rap star is working alongside Dave to assist him get into the mindset of what his “Vanilla Ice” persona was going via throughout his rise to stardom.
“Rob is such a candy and clever man and he is been tremendous useful within the strategy of getting all the main points right and making us aware of info the general public would not know,” he stated. “Simply speaking to him I can not assist however take into consideration the rabbit holes I’ll go all the way down to prepare for the function.”
With guarantees of unknown information about Vanilla Ice’s life being revealed on this upcoming biopic, we marvel if one rumor involving Suge Knight and the rapper might be addressed.
Did Suge Knight cling Vanilla Ice over a balcony?
Controversial former Demise Row Data CEO Suge Knight has been the discuss of numerous music business rumors. In 1996, it was reported that Vanilla Ice had a not-so-pleasant run-in with the music govt, which ended within the rapper being hung by his ankles over a balcony in Los Angeles.
Throughout a 2017 interview with Dan Patrick on his radio present, the rapper addressed the rumors, claiming that it “by no means occurred.” He defined to the host, “I [sat] there and talked on the balcony, that is the place they polished up the story hastily now they polish it up like he is hanging me over and alter is… like c’mon, he is hanging me by my ft or one thing.”
Although Ice remained on his two ft, he did reveal throughout his dialog with Suge Knight that he wanted to “pay” as a way to stay in L.A.
“He did not threaten me. He simply got here in and stated, ‘Hear, that is my metropolis. You wanna play? You gotta pay. Everyone else does,'” he stated. “He ran off the roster of all of those individuals, and he goes, ‘I obtained Eddie Murphy. I’ve obtained Arsenio Corridor. I’ve obtained Dan Patrick on right here. All of them pay me after they come to my metropolis.’ And I am going, ‘Nicely, I suppose I gotta pay you then.'”
Moreover, the rapper even advised the radio host that Suge was “good” to him. “He did not have to hold me from no balcony or slap me round or nothing,” he added. “It by no means occurred. In reality, it was actually bizarre, as a result of he was good. He was truly good. He was by no means imply one time ever to me. He was at all times good to me. And it was actually unusual as a result of he is big.”
Nicely, we marvel if Vanilla Ice and Suge Knight’s “good” dialog will make it into the rapper’s upcoming biopic?