Vanilla Ice Performs In River Valley, Says He’s A Razorback Fan

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POCOLA (KFSM) -- A well-known rapper of "Ice, Ice Baby" fame performed in the River Valley Friday (Jan. 13), and he is no stranger to the area.

"I've been through Fort Smith, I've been to Arkansas," Vanilla Ice said. "I'm a Razorbacks fan. I've got friends that went to [the University of Arkansas.]"

Vanilla Ice, who's real name is Robert Van Winkle, was born in Dallas, Texas and his tour made a stop in Pocola, Oklahoma.

"We've been through the dirty south many, many times," he said. "We get in where we fit in. We bring the party to you."

The six-month tour took off in Miami and the Vanilla Ice 90s-themed-show doesn't change, regardless of the city.

"People want to relive it, including me. I'm like the oldest teenager in here. I love it," he said.