We celebrate top celebs this day February 16;
Hip Hop legend, actor and director born Tracy Marrow better known by his stage name Ice T is founder of the heavy metal band, Body Count, which released the controversial track “Cop Killer” in 1992.
He is also known for his role as a police officer in the long running NBC drama Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
He has starred in such films as Surviving The Game and Judgment Day. His debut album – Rhyme Pays was released in 1987 .
He married swimsuit model Nicole Austin, also known as ‘Coco Marie’ on December 31, 2005. He has two daughters named LeTesha and Chanel and a son named Tracy.
He is set to release the album – Bloodlust with his metal band, Body Count.
Ice T turns 59.
American rapper and singer Wasalu Muhammad Jaco, known as Lupe Fiasco, gained fame from his album Lupe Fiasco’s Food & Liquor. His song “Show Goes On” charted at #9 on the United States charts.
Before fame he started as the frontman for the group Japanese Cartoon.
Fiasco got his first big break when Jay-Z signed him to Atlantic Records.
He recently released his sixth studio album “DROGAS Light”.
Fiasco turns 35.
Artist born Abel Tesfaye. His debut album, Trilogy, was gold-certified. He has won multiple awards, including a Juno Award for Breakthrough Artist of the Year.
He started gaining a following after uploading his songs to YouTube in 2010. He went on to release a mixtape called House of Balloons, which was met with critical acclaim.
The star was a featured singer on Wiz Khalifa’s song “Remember You.”
Said to be romantically involved with Selena Gomez, Weeknd featured on New Nav Song – Some Way and his lyrics was a diss aimed at Justin Bieber – ‘I think your girl, think your girl, fell in love with me,’ he finishes the first verse. ‘She say my f*** and my tongue game a remedy.’
In the chorus: ‘I just took that chick, and I know you feelin’ some way / She just want a ni*** like me, you feelin’ some way’… He was previously dating model Bella Hadid.
The star turns 27.
Laurence Olivier Theatre Award-nominated actress in television shows Big Top and Wild at Heart. As a stage actor, she portrayed Princess Fiona in Shrek the Musical.
She became a judge for Britain’s Got Talent in 2007.
She was married to Les Dennis from 1995 until their divorce in 2003. She then married in 2008, and the couple have two daughters named Hollie and Alexa.
She starred alongside Angela Griffin in the series, Cutting It.
Amanda turns 46.