Somehow it’s been 23 years since Vanilla Ice tore up the charts with the 1990 hit “Ice Ice Baby,” but enough time has passed to make him a prime nostalgia halftime act. Mr. Ice played at halftime of a Minnesota Timberwolves game a year ago, and on Saturday he again showed up for an Upper Midwest basketball crowd in Milwaukee. Check out his hook:
Good for Vanilla Ice, a man who hooked up with DJ Earthquake, stole the bassline from “Under Pressure” and wrote the lyrics to an iconic song at the age of 16. When you throw down the first hip-hop track to ever top the Billboard charts, you deserve the occasional halftime show.