Ice-T Inks Deal With, Plans Dinner With Lucky Downloader

Rapper Ice-T has become the latest hip-hop artist to ink a deal with the controversial music site, where he has posted a sound file containing "Don't Hate the Playa," the first single from his upcoming record, "The Seventh Deadly Sin."

As part of the agreement, Ice-T will also contribute a regular feature to the site, "Ice Picks," in which the rapper will recommend and review other hip-hop and rap tracks available at "Ice Picks" will also provide Ice-T with a forum to voice his opinions on technology and the industry via occasional editorial pieces.

In a promotional stunt for the joint venture, one lucky fan who downloads "Don't Hate the Playa" will win a trip to Los Angeles to meet and have dinner with Ice-T, courtesy of

No definite date has been set for the release of "The Seventh Deadly Sin," but the rapper is hoping to have the record in stores this summer with a major headlining tour to follow.