Events and Things to do in Reno, Nevada
Vanilla Ice is a rapper and TV reality show personality whose song “Ice Ice Baby” put him on the map in 1990. During his meteoric rise to fame in the early 1990s, Vanilla Ice became the first white rapper to top the pop singles chart. Before long, Vanilla Ice became a pop idol, with his likeness on a variety of products. He made a cameo appearance in “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: Secret of the Ooze” (1991). That same year his second single, “Play that Funky Music,” reached the number four spot on the pop charts. In 2009, Ice began hosting “The Vanilla Ice Project” on DIY Network. His latest album “WTF – Wisdom, Tenacity & Focus” was released in August 2011. Ice is currently signed to Psychopathic Records.
Vanilla Ice will headline this year’s Great Eldorado BBQ, Brews and Blues Festival on Saturday, June 16. The concert is free to the public and part of the 23rd annual event in downtown Reno.
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