Newswire: Ice-T talks “Cop Killer,” Donald Trump’s “maniac ass”

It’s been 25 years since Ice-T and Body Count released “Cop Killer,” which we can only assume is the only thrash metal crossover song that Tipper Gore has ever brought herself to listen to. Released right before the 1992 L.A. riots, “Cop Killer” became a cultural lightning rod, with its anti-police lyrics being denounced by everybody from local law enforcement up to President George H. W. Bush himself. To celebrate the song’s anniversary (and controversy), Ice-T recently gave an interview to Noisey, discussing its impact and legacy.

“The first time I knew was when the President was talking about it,” Ice-T said, recalling the first time he realized what he was in for. “I was home at the house and someone saw Dan Quayle on TV and they called me and said ‘Yo, The President is talking crazy about you man.’” He also noted his frustration at …

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