Big Sean, A$AP Rocky, Ty Dolla $ign & More Turn Their Hits Into Kidz Bop Tracks On Jimmy Kimmel
Well here’s a little comic relief for your Tuesday evening. Last night, Jimmy Kimmel decided to air a kidz bop segment of some of your favorite rapper's biggest hits, which featured Big Sean, ASAP Rocky, Ice Cube, Ty Dolla $ign & even Lil Jon all making guest appearances. As you can guess, some young kids flipped Big Sean’s #IDFWU, A$AP Rocky’s “Fuckin Problems,” & Ty Dolla Sign’s “Paranoid” into some hilariously-reworked version for Kidz Bop. Check it out above.
Ice Cube Answers The Web’s Most Searched Questions
Ice Cube stopped by WIRED offices to promote "Barbershop 3" by participating in their Google Autocomplete interview segment (autocomplete suggests the most common searches on the internet). Cube started out by revealing his best song, real name and workout routine, which he described as "going from the kitchen table back to the couch and then back to the refrigerator and then back to the kitchen table and then over to the couch again."
Ice Cube & Common Perform "Real People" On Jimmy Fallon
Ice Cube & Common
The promotion for "Barbershop: The Next Cut" has been in full swing. Following Common and Ice Cube's Good Morning America visit to promote the movie, which also stars Nicki Minaj, Cedric The Entertainer, JB Smoove, Tyga and more, the two rappers-slash-actors headed to Jimmy Fallon. Last night Cube and Common were the musical guests on Fallon, where they performed the funky, feel-good number, "Real People," off the film's soundtrack. They were backed by The Roots, who also helped on the vocal tip, creating quite an impressive performance. Watch it above.
Ice Cube & Common "Real People" Video
Ice Cube & Common
Ice Cube and Common were once immersed in a bitter beef. But eventually, they realized that they were both just "Real People" trying to be happy. And so the beef ended, and they recorded a song about it for the Barbershop 3: The Next Cut official soundtrack. “Me and that nigga, yeah we used to bring the funk/Now we got love and respect like a monk."
Funkadelic Feat. Kendrick Lamar, Ice Cube "Ain't That Funkin' Kinda Hard on You?" Video
Funkadelic Feat. Kendrick Lamar & Ice Cube
After surprising fans last month with an "Ain't That Funkin’ Kinda Hard On You?" remix featuring Kendrick Lamar and Ice Cube, the ageless funk deities Funkadelic return with the music video.
Watch Ice Cube & Kevin Hart In "Ride Along 2"
Ice Cube and Kevin Hart are returning to the big screen for the second "Ride Along" film. Tim Story also returns as the film's director, alongside producers Will Packer, Matt Alvarez and Larry Brezner. The second trailer for "Ride Along 2" dropped today, and gives you a look at the many weird and hilarious incidents that Hart and Cube will find themselves in, as they head to Miami to solve a case. The movie is set to hit theatres in the New Year, January 15 2016.
Ice Cube, Nicki Minaj, Common, & Tyga Star In "Barbershop 3" Trailer
Nicki Minaj, Ice Cube, Tyga & Common
After releasing photo stills from "Barbershop: The Next Cut" on Monday, Warner Brothers dropped the first official trailer yesterday.
Big Sean Names His Top 5 West Coast MC's Of All Time
For whatever reason, Billboard asked Detroit rapper Big Sean to list his top 5 West Coast emcees of all time. Sean is obviously a student of the game, and he's been listening to West Coast rap since an early age. He remembers getting into serious trouble for playing Snoop Dogg's Doggystyle at Thanksgiving dinner when he was 8 years old.
Ice Cube & "Straight Outta Compton" Actors Discuss Getting Into Character
The much-hyped N.W.A biopic, "Straight Outta Compton," opened in theaters today, and to promote the film, members of the cast, along with Ice Cube and director F. Gary Gray, visited DJ Whoo Kid's show. The young actors discussed getting into character to portray the group's legends, and Gray and Cube were on hand to offer some backstory and details on the film's production.
"Straight Outta Compton" Extended Preview
You listened to Dr. Dre's Compton: The Soundtrack, now watch this 11-minute extended preview of "Straight Outta Compton" courtesy of Noisey, with behind the scenes footage from shoots, footage from the film, and interviews with the actors, the original artists of N.W.A., and director of the film F. Gary Gray.
Ice Cube & F. Gary Gray On The Breakfast Club
We're nearing the release date for the anticipated N.W.A biopic, "Straight Outta Compton," directed by F. Gary Gray. The promo run has been ongoing and fruitful. Ice Cube and Dr. Dre appeared on the new issue of the Hollywood Reporter alongside the actors set to play them, and Dre is releasing his first album in sixteen years (tomorrow!) inspired by the movie, simply titled Compton.
Ice Cube Shares His Thoughts On Ghostwriting
Since Meek Mill called out Drake for relying on it, ghostwriting has been a hot-button issue in rap once again. Wisely, someone decided to ask Ice Cube (who allegedly wrote the majority of the lyrics on N.W.A.'s Straight Outta Compton) to weigh in on the new controversy during a recent interview.
Dr. Dre & Ice Cube Introduce "Straight Outta Compton" Extended Trailer
Ice Cube Feat. Dr. Dre
Recently a photo surfaced of Kendrick Lamar hanging out on the set of the "Straight Outta Compton" film, fueling rumors that K Dot might appear in the movie. While that has yet to be confirmed, he does make an appearance in the new trailer for the N.W.A biopic, which also features original N.W.A members Dr. Dre and Ice Cube driving around Compton.
Ice Cube Previews N.W.A. "Straight Outta Compton" Trailer
Fans in attendance at an Ice Cube concert out in Australia were treated to one of the first glimpses at the upcoming N.W.A. movie, "Straight Outta Compton." Ice Cube played the crowd a trailer for the film, which stars Jason Mitchell as Eazy-E, Corey Hawkins in the role of Dr. Dre, and O’Shea Jackson Jr. as his father Ice Cube. The movie is expected to be released in August 2015, but thanks to the internet we have footage from the trailer that was previewed in Australia. Take a look above. Are you excited to see the full movie?
Ice Cube On "Sesame Street" With Elmo
Ice Cube was a recent guest on the kids' TV show "Sesame Street", a far cry from his N.W.A. "Fuck The Police" days. The veteran rapper was accompanied by Elmo, where he taught viewers about the word "astounding" by pulling off "astounding" magic tricks, including taking a baby dinosaur out of a hat, as well as changing himself into an ice cube.
Ice Cude Discusses N.W.A. Movie With Jimmy Kimmel
Ice Cube was on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" last night to discuss his upcoming N.W.A. film, entitled "Straight Outta Compton." Having "just wrapped principle photography," Cube was clearly amped on the prospect of the upcoming film, which stars his son as a younger version of himself.
Ice Cube Says Nice Things Angrily On "Jimmy Kimmel Live"
Ice Cube stopped by "Jimmy Kimmel Live" to promote his upcoming N.W.A. biopic. On top of a brief interview with the talk show host, Cube also agreed to put his trademark aggression on some nice phrases for a segment that recalls a similar sketch the two did in 2013. This isn't the first time that Cube has ventured into the comedy world. In fact, he's built an entire career off of the genre since appearing in the "Friday" series back in 1995. His comedic chops are on full display here, drawing big laughs from the audience with little more than a few words.
Ice Cube Feat. Redfoo & 2 Chainz "Drop Girl" Video
Ice Cube Feat. Redfoo & 2 Chainz
Ice Cube is still prepping his album Everythang's Corrupt, although we don't have a release date yet. We heard this single featuring Redfoo and 2 Chainz at the end of June, and it received mixed reactions on the site. Cube is attempting the EDM-rap influence however fans may have enjoyed something a little more traditional from the OG. The video is almost as weird as the song, if not more so, as Cube, Redfoo and Tity Boi turn into bobble heads that work in a science lab, all in an effort to make girls drop their asses.
Ice Cube Says Nice Things Angrily
Ice Cube definitely has a look of displeasure that sits naturally on his face, although he's probably not upset all the time. Jimmy Kimmel noticed this and brought it up when the rapper paid a visit to his late night show, and he enlisted the former N.W.A. MC to say a few sentences that would sound soft in any other context, except for when Cube says them. Cube puts on his best angry voice to say shit like, "OMG, did you do something with your hair? I love it." Watch it above for a laugh.
Ice Cube "Sic Them Youngins On 'Em" Video
Ice Cube delivered his new single, "Sic Them Youngins On 'Em", last night, and has now given us the official visuals for the track. The video finds the rapper cruising through the hood in his Maybach, as chaos ensues around him.