Ice Cube News

 
  • Cover of Samples Of The Week: August 21
    When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music.
  • Cover of Ice Cube Explains Lil Eazy-E's Absence In The N.W.A Biopic, Casts MC Ren And DJ Yella Roles
    Earlier this month, Lil Eazy-E, son of the deceased former member of N.W.A, made quite a fuss about not being selected to play his father in the upcoming N.W.A biopic "Straight Outta Compton" (and then later redacted his statement).
  • Cover of Ice Cube On "Drop Girl" Criticism: "When You See Your Girl Dance To This, You'll Love Me Again"
    It's clear that Ice Cube's lifestyle has changed quite a bit from his days in NWA.
  • Cover of Ice Cube Announces Release Date For "Everythang's Corrupt" LP [Update: New Release Date Announced]
    After announcing the album title over a year ago, Ice Cube has finally given his follow-up to 2010's I Am The West a release date. Everythang's Corrupt will hit stores May 13th 2014, according to a tweet from Cube today.
  • Cover of Dr. Dre Shares Release Date & Promotional Photo For N.W.A Biopic
    The actors who will portray Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, and Eazy-E in the upcoming N.W.A biopic, Straight Outta Compton, were revealed earlier this week, and now Dr. Dre has given us the official release date for the film.
  • Cover of Ice Cube's Son Reportedly Cast To Play Ice Cube In N.W.A Movie [Update: More Cast Members Revealed]
    The film centered around seminal gangster rap group N.W.A is underway. It was officially confirmed in January, with F.
  • Cover of Rappers Who Were Born Rich
    Many hip-hop artists have rapped about life experiences like starting from the bottom, the struggle and the drug game. The come-up story has always been a selling point for many artists through the years.
  • Cover of MC Ren Announces Reunion With Ice Cube, Lashes Out At "Bullshit" Modern Rappers
    Along with fellow NWA members Eazy-E, Dr. Dre, DJ Yella, Arabian Prince and Ice Cube, MC Ren set the world on fire in 1988 with the classic album Straight Outta Compton.
  • Cover of Ice Cube Covers The Source Magazine For Their Second Cover
    Two days ago The Source magazine unveiled the first cover for the new April/May 2014 issue, and Black Hippy's ScHoolboy Q graced the cover solo, making it his first solo magazine cover. The MC shouted out the long-standing hip-hop magazine on Twitter for apparently cleaning up his beard in the photograph.
  • Cover of Eminem, Dr. Dre, Nas & More Perform At Beats By Dre Grammy Party
    Beats Music just launched last week, and they celebrated the occasion (as well as the upcoming Grammy awards) last night at the Belasco Theater in LA. It was a star-studded event to say the least, with Dre seemingly calling in just about all his connectiosn to perform at the event.
  • Cover of Ice Cube Helps Charity & Gets His Name On A Goodyear Blimp
    In Ice Cube's classic 1992 hit "It Was A Good Day" the rapper told a story of an ideal day in his life, from dawn to dusk. The day finished with Cube spotting the words "Ice Cube's A Pimp" on a Goodyear blimp. Yesterday, on January 20th, twenty two years later, his lyrics became a reality.
  • Cover of Ice Cube's "Ride Along" Movie With Kevin Hart Breaks Box Office Record
    Apart from working on a new album and an N.W.A. film, Ice Cube starred in a new comedy with Kevin Hart, "Ride Along." The movie hit theatres this past weekend, and despite being a holiday weekend the film did big numbers.
  • Cover of Ice Cube Talks N.W.A Film "Straight Outta Compton"
    Ice Cube definitely has some big things lined up for 2014. Apart from promoting his new comedy with Kevin Hart, "Ride Along," he's got a new album to work on and he's producing for the N.W.A film titled "Straight Outta Compton."
  • Cover of The Voice Of GTA V's "Franklin" Is A Former Rapper Who Allegedly Knocked Ice Cube Out & Robbed Him
    As reported by the insurmountable TMZ, it seems Shawn Fonteno, the voice actor behind the "Franklin" character in Grand Theft Auto V, allegedly knocked Ice Cube out and stole his chain way back when. 
  • Cover of Ice Cube Blasts Dwight Howard At Concert, Calls Him "Dwight Coward"
    Many Lakers fans have taken exception to Dwight Howard bolting from L.A. to join James Harden in Houston, with some perhaps over-reacting and burning their Dwight Howard Lakers jerseys.  Los Angeles native, The Game, said even he plans on burning his Howard Lakers jersey.  Now another prominent L.A.
  • Cover of El-P Says Ice Cube's "AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted" Inspired His Work With Killer Mike
    El-P is somewhat of a legend in the underground hip hop game. The Brooklyn rapper/producer co-founded Def Jux in 1999, and has contributed beats and verses to plenty of well-respected releases, including Cannibal Ox's The Cold Vein, Cage's Hell's Winter, and his own group, Company Flow's Funcrusher.
  • Cover of Ice Cube Talks N.W.A. Documentary, Relationship With Dr. Dre
    There has been talk of an N.W.A. documentray in the works for some time. While few details are known even now, Ice Cube has confirmed that both he and Dre are overseeing the process. In an interview with L.A.
  • Cover of LL Cool J Announces "Kings Of The Mic" Tour With Ice Cube, Public Enemy & De La Soul
    LL Cool J is currently preparing his 13th studio album, Authentic, for release on April 30th.
  • Cover of Bangladesh Enlists Ice Cube, Kendrick Lamar, Game And 2 Chainz For New Solo Album
    Just two days after dropping his Ponzi Scheme mixtape, rapper/producer Bangladesh has revealed details about his upcoming Flowers & Candy solo album during an interview with HipHop-N-More: 
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