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September 27, 2007

Vanilla Ice at Mex

Totally missed the boat on this one: early '90s superstar Vanilla Ice was at Mex in Power Plant Live last month. I'm so mad I wasn't there.

Luckily, someone shot this video. Here it is:


Ice (who is almost 40, by the way) was dumping shots of Jagermeister into an ice luge and rapping along to his hit single "Ice, Ice Baby." Oh, how the mighty have fallen. Or, in this case, melted.

Remember a few years back when he changed his performing name to V-Ice and put out that horrible rap/rock album? Or when Todd Bridges broke his face in Celebrity Boxing?

Now, Ice is on the club tour repping Jager. I have to say -- whoever came up with the idea of sending Vanilla Ice to city clubs with an ice luge gets serious Awesomely Bad points. If I were there, I'd probably do an ice luge shot from the Ice Man. Word to your mother.

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Posted by Sam Sessa at 11:14 AM | | Comments (1)
Categories: Bars & Clubs


I'm sad to say that I missed that as well. I'm also sad to say Vanilla Ice was my first ever concert when I was 16. Oh, the good ol days!

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Erik Maza is a features reporter at the Baltimore Sun. He writes for several sections of the Sun paper and contributes weekly columns on music and nightlife. He also writes and edits the Midnight Sun blog. He often covers entertainment, business, and the business of entertainment. Occasionally, he writes about Four Loko, The Block, the liquor board, and those who practice "simulated sex with a potted palm tree." Before The Sun, he was a reporter at the Miami New Times. He's also written for Miami magazine, the Orlando Sentinel, the Sarasota Herald Tribune and the Gainesville Sun. Got tips? Gripes? Pitches? He's reachable at Click here to keep up with the dumb music he's listening to.

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