New TV doc revisits the murder of Detroit rapper Blade Icewood

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By Lee DeVito

The Detroit hip-hop community was dealt a heavy blow in 2005 when Blade Icewood was shot and killed outside a car wash on Seven Mile Road, ending the career of one of the most promising rappers from the city. The story is the subject of the latest episode of TV One’s Sins of the City, which premiered on Monday...

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