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Vanilla Ice's Taxing Raps

2/13/2007 4:25 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

So, what rhymes with "1099" and "itemized deductions?" We know who would know -- Vanilla Ice, of course. Vanilla who?


Those crazy tax software pros at Intuit have gotten the most infamously un-entertaining white boy of all -- Vanilla Ice -- to shill for them during tax season. In a gloriously nonsensical (and possibly brilliant) promotion, the company recruited Vanilla (also known as Rob Van Winkle) to help pimp its TurboTax software in a contest they're calling The Tax Rap.

Civilians can post their own rhymes about W-2s and Schedule Bs to www.thetaxrap.com. Former "Surreal Life"-er Mr. Ice will judge the entries and announce a $25,000 winner on tax day, April 15, but for now he's graced us with his own tax-related masterpiece. Also, if we didn't before, we now know exactly where Kevin Federline got his artistic inspiration.

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