Hard-core rapper Ice-T is grooming a new rapper,
one that he says will astonish the rap world with his skills David Hasselhoff.
Ice-T recently revealed that he and Hasselhoff,
star of 80s action television show Knight Rider and the worldwide
hit Bay Watch are working on a rap album.
After striking up a friendship in Los Angeles
due to the proximity of their residences, Ice-T agreed to produce Hasselhoff,
who will reemerge as emcee "Hassel The Hoff."
"The man is a legend and we are going to
show a whole new side of him," Ice-T told UK newspaper The Sun.
Hasselhoff, 51, is more than just a television
actor. He is also a mega-star in Austria and Germany. He has released seven
albums and the most recent, My America, went as high as #11 on the Austrian
"The Hoff will surprise people with his
rap skills and humor," Ice-T said.
Hip-Hop has had an unofficial relationship with
David Hasselhoff for numerous years. The theme music to Knight Rider
has been sampled by various rappers over the years.