b. Fred Reeves, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. Rapper thus named because he wanted to belong to the medical profession while at school. Doctor Ice was formerly a member of U.T.F.O. , with whom he remained for five years, and before that Whodini, as a live dancer (one of the first such occurrences). Striking out solo he enlisted the aid of Full Force member Brain ‘B-Fine’ Lou to write new material. The record was completed within one month. Doctor Ice toured to support it, appearing in white coat and with a medical team as part of the ‘theme’. His two dancers were presented as ‘patients’, and his DJ ‘the surgeon’. Other songs traced different ‘concepts’ but were similarly narrative: in the single excerpt, ‘Sue Me’, Doctor Ice is depicted in the accompanying video driving a white Porsche until his alter ...
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