• RZA wrote a new ice cream truck jingle to replace ‘racist’ song ‘Turkey in the Straw’

    RZA wrote a new ice cream truck jingle to replace ‘racist’ song ‘Turkey in the Straw’

    Get ready to scream for ice cream — with a brand-new song. RZA, of the Wu-Tang Clan, has partnered with Good Humor to write a cheerful new ice cream truck jingle in place of “Turkey in the Straw” — an earworm with a troubled history long criticized for being racist. “Remember that ice cream jingle?” …
  • Newly-free Tekashi 6ix9ine enjoys ice cream, selfies with fans in NYC

    Newly-free Tekashi 6ix9ine enjoys ice cream, selfies with fans in NYC

    It’s the sweet taste of freedom. Rapper-turned-state-songbird Tekashi 6ix9ine was spotted Sunday enjoying his newfound freedom from home confinement with a stroll through Midtown Manhattan and an ice cream cone. The “Trollz” rhyme-spitter, 24, enjoyed the treat as he and his security entourage walked along East 47th Street for several blocks, stopping at points to …
  • Eskimo Pies to drop ‘derogatory’ name over racial insensitivity

    Eskimo Pies to drop ‘derogatory’ name over racial insensitivity

    The maker of Eskimo Pies will change the 99-year-old brand name of the ice cream treat, the company said Friday — becoming the latest organization to overhaul the marketing of a product with a racially tinged moniker in recent weeks. The owner of the Eskimo Pie, Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream, said in a statement they …