Body Count is the eponymous debut album of Body Count. Released on March 31, 1992, the album's material focuses on various social and political issues ranging from police brutality to drug abuse. The album presents a turning point in the career of Ice-T, who co-wrote the album's songs with lead guitarist Ernie C and performed as the band's lead singer. Previously known only as a rapper, Ice-T's work with the band helped establish a crossover audience with rock music fans. It is believed to have helped pave the way for the mainstream success of the rapmetal, although the album itself does not feature rapping in any of its songs. Reissue.