The American rapper also reckons that computers and iPhones destroyed pop culture and that our generation isn’t cool. Calm down, mate.
Vanilla Ice has randomly listed reasons why the ’90s are superior while also having an opinion on the LeBron James vs Michael Jordan sneaker sales.
Big opinions coming from someone who played to a mostly maskless audience at Donald Trump’s NYE party. Ew.
It’s a bit prophetic. The song Video Killed the Radio Star by the ’80s group The Buggles.
Except now, videos are a commodity of the past. Even DVDs are now redundant.
Now it’s iPhone Killed the Radio Star or Podcast Killed the Radio Star.
At least, according to Vanilla Ice, who believes that computers have been pop culture’s downfall. Shouldn’t he be happy that Dave Franco is going to play him in a biopic?
The ’90s was undoubtedly quite ‘aesthetic’ with music and fashion continuing to thrive today (I have been trying to find daisy and butterfly clips on eBay to live my best 5-year-old life).
It was a formative era for artists like Vanilla Ice, perhaps his peak, with his notorious hit Ice Ice Baby.
Unfortunately for Mr Ice being in the limelight for a few years, he hasn’t been able to acquire that level of fame again – when he dated Madonna. One-hit-wonders are important too, you know.
Ice cold: Vanilla Ice will perform for thousands in Texas, where coronavirus cases are surging. “We didn’t have coronavirus” in 1990s, the rapper said. https://t.co/9S4LlZZZgo
— Entertainment Weekly (@EW) July 1, 2020
Nonetheless, he hasn’t been forgotten and remains an icon. He recently sat down with TMZ to share his thots and comments on music’s evolution,
Rapper Vanilla Ice recently stated he’d bring back Blockbuster from the ‘90s 💯🙌🏽🔁
Comment Below & let us know what y’all bringing back from this decade! 🔥
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— 935 KDAY (@935KDAY) July 14, 2021
He also commented that LeBron James can’t come close to outselling Michael Jordan’s famous Air Jordans, despite Jordan not playing basketball in decades.
Suffice to say, Vanilla Ice has been ruminating on these opinions for quite a while. Check out his rant,