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Vanilla Ice Surprises Us By Launching A New Lighting Design Collection (PHOTO, VIDEO)

02/04/2013 06:28 pm 18:28:36 | Updated Feb 05, 2013

Oh, Vanilla Ice. We probably best remember the guy, whose real name is Rob Van Winkle, as the fresh young face behind the Billboard hit "Ice Ice Baby" that topped the charts in the early 90s. Since then, there hasn't been much buzz around the hip-hop golden boy. That is, until he got into... design?

The rapper's been showing off his new-found interest in real estate on "The Vanilla Ice Project," a reality show on the Do-It-Yourself Network since 2010. But according to Deezen, Ice recently decided to expand his reach in the interior design world further and teamed up with Capitol Lighting to design his own lighting line.

If his segue into the world of DIY and design wasn't shocking enough, we're definitely at a loss for words with his decision to launch into home accessories. But if we learned anything about Vanilla Ice, it's that his moves are almost always unpredictable.

The line is surprisingly classic, and includes two wall lamps and two chandeliers with crystal accents, available in polished nickel or vintage brass, which range in price from $250 to $1400.

Watch the video above and let us know what you think about Vanilla Ice's designs in the comments below.

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