Colors (Ice-T song)

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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
"Somebody Gotta Do It"
"I'm Your Pusher"

"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 1997 bonus disc version of their album The More Things Change.


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


  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 | Retrieved July 17, 2010.