Almost 20 years later, after Ice-T and Henry Rollins are now firmly a part of the establishment they once railed against, Body Count’s Cop Killer is still chillingly wrathful. It’s hard to believe such prominent artists were so incendiary back then. Seems like no one these days is rallying people the same way.
Chris Rock’s new documentary, Good Hair, is a surprisingly candid look at African-American hair culture. Rock manages to bring to light underlying self-image issues, racism, and the global reach of the black haircare industry through interviews with black celebrities — Al Sharpton, Maya Angelou, Raven-Symone, Ice-T, and many others — and his journeys to Atlanta [...]