Parents' Guide to

Ice-T's Rap School

By Lucy Maher, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

Quirky, endearing reality show has a tween beat.

TV VH1 Reality TV 2006
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What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 16+

Based on 1 parent review

age 16+



This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
Great messages
Great role models

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (1 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

Many of the show's funniest scenes revolve around the rapper finding out just how clueless these kids are -- in one episode, he asks if anybody knows anything about rap and is met with silence. Other bits help drive home the series' real lessons, as when one student tells Ice-T that she's happy to wear "ghetto" earrings, and he asks her to really think about what she's saying when she uses the word "ghetto." All in all, although Ice-T's Rap School might seem like fluffy fare at first glance, it's really an intelligent reality show that tweens and their parents can watch together.

TV Details

  • Premiere date: October 20, 2006
  • Cast: Ice-T
  • Network: VH1
  • Genre: Reality TV
  • TV rating: NR
  • Last updated: February 28, 2022

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