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(From Guardian Unlimited)
It's what every thirtysomething has been waiting for: 1990s rap star Vanilla Ice has apologised for his music. But don't be fooled -- there's more to this viral than it seems.
For those of us old enough to remember Vanilla Ice it's fair to say he polarises opinion. Now a video shows Robert Van Winkle, as he is otherwise known, apologising for Ice Ice Baby, originally released in 1989 as the B-side to "Play that Funky Music". The song went on to sell more than 40m copies worldwide.
"I'm sorry for the hair-dos, the baggy pants, the scandals, the lies, the gangs, and I'm sorry about the music," he says. "I was young, …