Ice Cube
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1969-06-15
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Ice Cube

Biography

O'Shea Jackson, Sr. (born June 15, 1969), known by his stage name Ice Cube, is an American rapper, record producer, actor, and filmmaker. He began his career as a member of the hip-hop group C.I.A. and later joined the seminal ...

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Biography

O'Shea Jackson, Sr. (born June 15, 1969), known by his stage name Ice Cube, is an American rapper, record producer, actor, and filmmaker. He began his career as a member of the hip-hop group C.I.A. and later joined the seminal gangster rap group N.W.A (Niggaz Wit Attitudes). After leaving N.W.A in December 1989, he built a successful solo career in music and films. Additionally, he has served as one of the producers of the Showtime television series Barbershop and the TBS series Are We There Yet?, both of which are based upon films in which he portrayed the main character.

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You Can Do It (feat. Mack 10 & Ms. Toi)
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You Can Do It (feat. Mack 10 & Ms. Toi)
The Game
Don't Trip (feat. Dr. Dre & Ice Cube)
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Don't Trip (feat. Dr. Dre & Ice Cube)
Dr. Dre
Issues (feat. Ice Cube & Anderson .Paak)
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Issues (feat. Ice Cube & Anderson .Paak)
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Three Strikes You In
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Three Strikes You In
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You Can Do It
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You Can Do It
The Game
Don't Trip (feat. Dr. Dre, Ice Cube & will.i.am)
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Don't Trip (feat. Dr. Dre, Ice Cube & will.i.am)
Ice Cube
You Can Do It (feat. Ted Mack & Ms. Toi)
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You Can Do It (feat. Ted Mack & Ms. Toi)
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Check Yourself
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Check Yourself
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Today Was A Good Day
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Today Was A Good Day
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Ice Cube Biography

O'Shea Jackson, Sr. (born June 15, 1969), known by his stage name Ice Cube, is an American rapper, record producer, actor, and filmmaker. He began his career as a member of the hip-hop group C.I.A. and later joined the seminal gangster rap group N.W.A (Niggaz Wit Attitudes). After leaving N.W.A in December 1989, he built a successful solo career in music and films. Additionally, he has served as one of the producers of the Showtime television series Barbershop and the TBS series Are We There Yet?, both of which are based upon films in which he portrayed the main character.

Ice Cube is noted as a proficient lyricist and storyteller and is regarded as a brutally honest rapper; his lyrics are often political or socio-political, as well as violent and aggressive, and he is considered one of the founding artists in gangsta rap. He was ranked #8 on MTV's list of the 10 Greatest MCs of All Time, while fellow rapper Snoop Dogg ranked Ice Cube as the greatest MC of all time. AllMusic has called him one of hip-hop's best and most controversial artists, as well as "one of rap's greatest storytellers". In 2012, The Source ranked him #14 on their list of the Top 50 Lyricists of All Time. In 2014, About.com ranked him No. 11 on their list of the "50 Greatest MCs of All Time".

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