Another hip-hop artist visited the show today to speak with Soledad O'Brien and the panelists. Ice T is known primarily for his Grammy-Award-winning music and his years on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit as Detective Odafin "Fin" Tutuola. He recently directed a film Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap to be released in theaters tomorrow. His playlist for Starting Point included "Microphone Fiend" by Rakim and "Lose Yourself" by Eminem.
Robin Thicke feat. Pharrell – "Wanna Love You Girl"
Usher – "DJ Got Us Falling in Love"
Panelist Ryan Lizza's playlist:
My Morning Jacket – "Off the Record"
Neil Young – "Out on the Weekend"
Arcade Fire – "Ready to Start"
Panelist Margaret Hoover's playlist:
Vampire Weekend – "M79"
Garbage – "Breaking Up the Girl"
Kings of Leon – "Radioactive"
Author Richard "Skip" Bronson's playlist:
Bruce Springsteen – "Born to Run"
Panelist Will Cain's playlist:
Red Hot Chili Peppers – "Scar Tissue"