Hip-Hop legend Ice-T will talk about his orphan upbringing in South Central Los Angeles, to his rise in Hollywood in a new memoir scheduled to be released this April titled Ice: A Memoir of Gangster Life and Redemption-from South Central to Hollywood. The book is 288 pages and will explain Ice"s time on the streets of South Central, his four-year stint in the U.S. Army"s "Tropic Lighting" unit and his career as a hustler and thief. Also, Ice will recall never-before-told stories about Tupac, Chris Rock, Flavor Flav and others. Ice, who wrote the book with Douglas Century, reveals stories surrounding his controversial song "Cop Killer" and his battle with censors in the late 1990"s. The artist, who stars in the TV drama Law & Order: SUV, will also share his thoughts on monogamy, marriage and his journey to assist former gang members stay off the streets. Ice: A Memoir of Gangster Life and Redemption-from South Central to Hollywood is due in stores April 19, 2011.