Vibe (10/96, p.154) - "...SOUL ON ICE explores the various hypocrisies and dichotomies surrounding the black man in America....Ras Kass holds nothing back, and it's his gritty realism and clever metaphors that make SOUL ON ICE essential."
The Source (10/96, p.120) - 3 Mics - Good - "...Soul On Ice...is a lyrical journey into the mental....This kid drops material that'll have history buffs, religious theorists and English majors alike...reaching for their reference books..."
Rap Pages (9/96, p.31) - "...Ras breaks the stereotype of what the nation perceives as West Coast rap music...and feeds the listener with a spoonful of everything..."
Personnel: Ras Kass, Coolio (rap vocals); Douglas Melson (flute); Gypsy (percussion, background vocals); Meen Green (background vocals).
Producers include: Ras Kass, Battle Cat.
Engineers include: Fred "40 To The Head".
Recorded at Kitchen Sync Studio and Yo Mamma's House, Hollywood, California and SoundCastle Studio and Skip Saylor Studios, Los Angeles, California.