Biography Intro: Robert Beckbetter known as Iceberg Slim, was an American pimp who subsequently became an influential author among a primarily African-American readership. Beck’s novels were adapted into movies, and the imagery and tone of Beck’s fiction have been acknowledged as an influence by several gangsta rap musicians, including Ice T and Ice Cube, whose names are homages to Beck.
NAME: Robert Beck
DATE OF BIRTH: August 4, 1918
PLACE OF BIRTH: Chicago, Illinois,U.S.
MARRIED TO: Betty Shue & Diane Millman
CHILDREN: Melody, Misty, Camille and Robin
OCCUPATION: Author, pimp