Ice Cube News

  • 10 Producer Remixes That Were Better Than The Original
    10 Producer Remixes That Were Better Than The Original
    Apr 12, 2015 at 03:03pm
    With the evolution of producer software, everyone can make beats on their computer. It doesn't take a lot of money or studio time to learn how to chop up samples, loop drum patterns, and create something great. And we're finding more and more beatmakers are making quality tracks.
  • BET Experience Announces Headliners Nicki Minaj, Snoop Dogg & Ice Cube
    BET Experience Announces Headliners Nicki Minaj, Snoop Dogg & Ice Cube
    Feb 3, 2015 at 01:00pm
    The annual BET Experience may still be several months away, but today BET has revealed a few of the performers you can expect to see during the three-day event. Taking to twitter, BET announced that Nicki Minaj, Snoop Dogg and Ice Cube are among the rap performers, while Kevin Hart will also be gracing the BET Experience. The event goes down June 25-27 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Kevin Hart will be on stage the Thursday, June 25, while Nicki will be on Friday June 26th, and Snoop and Cube will close out the show on Saturday June 27th.
  • #TBT: Scarface's Classics
    #TBT: Scarface's Classics
    Jan 8, 2015 at 01:43pm
    Houston, Texas has birthed some incredible rappers. One of them goes by Scarface, and together with Geto Boys, he helped to put Houston on the rap music map. With a style all his own, the baritone MC has released 11 solo albums along with doing countless features and more. Some of those songs helped to shape hip-hop throughout the past 30 years.
  • Samples Of The Week: August 21
    Samples Of The Week: August 21
    Aug 21, 2014 at 01:03pm
    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. Today, sampling has become less common, but a choice sample can still push a track from lukewarm to hot faster than you can say "uh-huh honey". 
  • Ice Cube Explains Lil Eazy-E's Absence In The N.W.A Biopic, Casts MC Ren And DJ Yella Roles
    Ice Cube Explains Lil Eazy-E's Absence In The N.W.A Biopic, Casts MC Ren And DJ Yella Roles
    Jul 30, 2014 at 02:27pm
    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). Well according to Ice Cube, who's executive producing the film, Lil E was given a chance to nab the role, but "it just didn't work out."
  • Ice Cube On "Drop Girl" Criticism: "When You See Your Girl Dance To This, You'll Love Me Again"
    Ice Cube On "Drop Girl" Criticism: "When You See Your Girl Dance To This, You'll Love Me Again"
    Jul 23, 2014 at 08:10pm
    It's clear that Ice Cube's lifestyle has changed quite a bit from his days in NWA. Fans have adjusted to seeing him in family-oriented movies like "Are We There Yet?", but for the most part, his music has stuck within the genre of gangsta rap. Thus, his newest single, "Drop Girl", came as a bit of surprise, sporting features from 2 Chainz and LMFAO's Redfoo, and sporting a more EMD-leaning beat.
  • Ice Cube Announces Release Date For "Everythang's Corrupt" LP [Update: New Release Date Announced]
    Ice Cube Announces Release Date For "Everythang's Corrupt" LP [Update: New Release Date Announced]
    Jul 22, 2014 at 02:32pm
    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. Around Halloween the legendary emcee dropped a very creepy video for "Sasquatch" which is expected to land on the album. Check out the visual, as well as Cube's tweet below.
  • Dr. Dre Shares Release Date & Promotional Photo For N.W.A Biopic
    Dr. Dre Shares Release Date & Promotional Photo For N.W.A Biopic
    Jun 18, 2014 at 03:11pm
    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.
  • Ice Cube's Son Reportedly Cast To Play Ice Cube In N.W.A Movie [Update: More Cast Members Revealed]
    Ice Cube's Son Reportedly Cast To Play Ice Cube In N.W.A Movie [Update: More Cast Members Revealed]
    Jun 16, 2014 at 04:55pm
    The film centered around seminal gangster rap group N.W.A is underway. It was officially confirmed in January, with F. Gary Gray enlisted as the director and movie title revealed to be the same as their debut album, "Straight Outta Compton." Casting also began in January, although we haven't heard anything about who has been tapped for the film until today.
  • Rappers Who Were Born Rich
    Rappers Who Were Born Rich
    Jun 14, 2014 at 06:07pm
    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. Some of your favorites like Lil Wayne, B.I.G., Jay Z, Nas, 50 Cent, and more have experienced this and have shared it through their music. However, there is a new trend popping up in hip-hop culture of young, incredibly wealthy artists aiming to be the next big rapper.
  • MC Ren Announces Reunion With Ice Cube, Lashes Out At "Bullshit" Modern Rappers
    MC Ren Announces Reunion With Ice Cube, Lashes Out At "Bullshit" Modern Rappers
    May 30, 2014 at 03:14pm
    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. Since collaborating on the D.O.C.'s 2003 track "The Shit," Ren and Cube haven't worked together at all, but that's soon to change.
  • Ice Cube Covers The Source Magazine For Their Second Cover
    Ice Cube Covers The Source Magazine For Their Second Cover
    Apr 9, 2014 at 02:28pm
    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.
  • Eminem, Dr. Dre, Nas & More Perform At Beats By Dre Grammy Party
    Eminem, Dr. Dre, Nas & More Perform At Beats By Dre Grammy Party
    Jan 25, 2014 at 10:24am
    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.
  • Ice Cube Helps Charity & Gets His Name On A Goodyear Blimp
    Ice Cube Helps Charity & Gets His Name On A Goodyear Blimp
    Jan 21, 2014 at 10:30am
    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.
  • Ice Cube's "Ride Along" Movie With Kevin Hart Breaks Box Office Record
    Ice Cube's "Ride Along" Movie With Kevin Hart Breaks Box Office Record
    Jan 20, 2014 at 10:55am
    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.
  • Ice Cube Talks N.W.A Film "Straight Outta Compton"
    Ice Cube Talks N.W.A Film "Straight Outta Compton"
    Jan 7, 2014 at 10:32am
    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."
  • The Voice Of GTA V's "Franklin" Is A Former Rapper Who Allegedly Knocked Ice Cube Out & Robbed Him
    The Voice Of GTA V's "Franklin" Is A Former Rapper Who Allegedly Knocked Ice Cube Out & Robbed Him
    Oct 6, 2013 at 05:56pm
    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. 
  • Ice Cube Blasts Dwight Howard At Concert, Calls Him "Dwight Coward"
    Ice Cube Blasts Dwight Howard At Concert, Calls Him "Dwight Coward"
    Jul 8, 2013 at 07:03pm
    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.
  • El-P Says Ice Cube's "AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted" Inspired His Work With Killer Mike
    El-P Says Ice Cube's "AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted" Inspired His Work With Killer Mike
    May 19, 2013 at 08:05pm
    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. More recently, apart from his solo material, El has teamed up with artists like Mr.
  • Ice Cube Talks N.W.A. Documentary, Relationship With Dr. Dre
    Ice Cube Talks N.W.A. Documentary, Relationship With Dr. Dre
    Apr 24, 2013 at 04:27pm
    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.
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