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Iceberg Slim: Portrait of a Pimp – Trailer for the documentary

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“Iceberg Slim: Portrait of a Pimp”, examines the tumultuous life of legendary Chicago pimp Iceberg Slim (1918-1992) and how he reinvented himself from pimp to author of 7 groundbreaking books. These books were the birth of Street Lit and explored the world of the ghetto in gritty and poetic detail and have made him a cultural icon.

The film features interviews with Iceberg Slim, Chris Rock, Henry Rollins, Ice-T, Snoop Dogg, and Quincy Jones.

Directed by Jorge Hinojosa.

The film is due out on July 19th.

Iceberg Slim poster