Colors (Ice-T song)

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"Colors"
Single by Ice-T
from the album Colors
B-side "Squeeze the Trigger"[1]
Released 1988
Format Vinyl, 12"
Recorded 1987
Genre Gangsta Rap
Length 4:25
Writer(s) Ice-T, Afrika Islam
Ice-T singles chronology
"Colors"
(1988)
"High Rollers"
(1988)

"Colors" is a song by Ice-T, issued as the title track for the soundtrack to the film of the same name. The song was released as a single in 1988.[2] In 2008, it was named the 19th greatest hip-hop song of all time by VH1.[3] The song was covered by the groove metal band Machine Head, and released on the 2008 bonus disc version of their album The Blackening.

Charts[edit]

Chart (1988) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[4] 70
U.S. Billboard Hot Black Singles[4] 77

References[edit]

  1. ^ Images for Ice-T – Colors. Retrieved July 17, 2010.
  2. ^ Ice-T - Colors (Vinyl) at Discogs. Retrieved July 17, 2010.
  3. ^ VH1’s 100 Greatest Hip-Hop Songs – Stereogum. Retrieved July 17, 2010.
  4. ^ a b Colors - Ice-T | Billboard.com. Retrieved July 17, 2010.