Iceman, born Curt Felder, is a rapper/songwriter/producer from New England by way of Brooklyn, New York.
Born in Jamaica, Queens in New York (home of many famous rappers, including 50-Cent, Run DMC, and LL. Cool J), Iceman moved to Brooklyn as a toddler.
Iceman showed musical ability at a very early age. At the age of 8, he was hired as a permanent cast member for the popular children’s television show, Romper Room. At the age of 12, he became an honorary member of the hip-hop super group, “UTFO”, of which his cousin, Freddy “Dr. Ice” Reeves was a founding member. (UTFO later went on to record the smash hit, “Roxanne, Roxanne”, a smash hit in the early 80’s.)
Iceman then went on to form various rap groups with friends from his Coney Island Brooklyn neighborhood, gaining local popularity. However, he soon became involved in street hustling as a way to make the money that he wanted, not believing that a successful career in the music industry would indeed become a reality.
As the years passed, he began to long more and more for a career in the music biz, however. Hustling soon became increasingly stressful, eventually resulting in the violent shooting deaths of many of his chi...