Ice Cube Biography:
Ice Cube, is an American hip jump artist, document producer, actor, screenwriter, movie manufacturer, and supervisor. He began his job as a member of the hip-hop team C.I.A. and later joined N.W.A (Niggaz Wit Attitudes). After leaving N.W.A in December 1989, he created a successful solo occupation in music, and additionally as a writer, director, star and producer in cinema. Furthermore, he has acted as among the producers of the Showtime tv series Barbershop and the TBS series Are We There Yet?, both of which are based after movies where he depicted the protagonist.
Dice is noted as a competent lyricist and writer and is considereded as a brutally sincere rap artist; his lyrics are usually political in addition to violent, and he is thought about among the starting artists in gangsta rap. He was placed # 8 on MTV’s listing of the 10 Greatest MCs of All Time, while fellow rapper Snoop Dogg placed Ice Cube as the best MC of perpetuity. About.com ranked him # 11 on its list of the “Top 50 Greatest MCs of Our Time.” 4 Allmusic has actually called him among hip-hop’s ideal and most questionable artists, and also “among rap’s greatest storytellers.” In 2012, The Source rated him # 14 on their list of the Top FIFTY Lyricists of All Time.
In 2004, He showed up in the Lil Jon & the East Side Boyz tune, “Real Nigga Roll Call”. In late 2005, Ice Cube and R. J. Cutler collaborated to produce the six-part documentary collection labelled Black. White., which was relayed on cord network FX. In May 2006 Ice Cube complained that Oprah Winfrey would not welcome him and other rap artists on her program. Ice Cube’s various others film jobs feature Teacher of the Year, launched in 2007, and The Extractors, launched in 2008.
He has actually joined to star in and create Welcome Back, Kotter, a big-screen adaptation of the 1970s tv collection. Ice Cube will play the title personality, initially represented by Gabe Kaplan and his film company, Cube Vision Productions, has closed a take care of Dimension Films to bring the program to the cinema.
In October 2006, Xzibit, Lil Jon and WC from the Westside Connection recognized Ice Cube at VH1’s Annual Hip Hop Honors, executing some classic Ice Cube tracks, and Ice Cube likewise did “Why We Thugs” and “Go To Church” from his cd Laugh Now, Cry Later, where the New York group were greeted with Cube’s vintage Cali sound. After introducing that revival cd, Ice Cube visited throughout the globe to market it. The tour is called “Straight Outta Compton Tour”, and joineding him is his pal and fellow rapper WC from the Westside Connection. Some places he has actually lately carried out consist of the Paradiso in Amsterdam and different venues in England. After touring the U.S. and Europe, he performed around Australia, from Sydney’s Enmore Theatre to The Forum Arena in Melbourne, just before visiting Japan.
Ice Cube worked together with Tech N9ne on the track “Blackboy” that appears on Tech N9ne’s July 2008 cd Killer. The eighth Ice Cube workshop LP, entitled Raw Footage, was launched on August 19, 2008, and included the singles Gangsta Rap Made Me Do It and Do Ya Thang. Ice Cube showed up on a tune by rapper The Game entitled “State of Emergency” off The Game’s Album, L.A.X. In 2009, Ice Cube performed at the Gathering of the Juggalos, and will return to carry out at the 2011 festival.
Regardless of rumors of disputes with various others rap artists in 2010, Ice Cube specified in a meeting with DJ Whoo Kid on Sirius Shade 45 that he has “no beef.”.
Ice Cube’s nine studio album I Am the West was released on September 28, 2010. Ice Cube has actually stated this album has a various direction in comparison to any one of his various other albums. He received beats from West shore expert manufacturers such as DJ Quik, Dr. Dre, E-A-Ski, and Sir Jinx, not having actually worked on a solo album with the last in nearly 20 years. The album was released separately under his label Lench Mob. Ice Cube has actually mentioned that “being independent is beautiful because we can do things ‘out the box’ He also authorized a forthcoming recording artist called 7Tre The Ghost, that record firms would typically frown at. As opposed to working from a ready-made cookie-cutter advertising strategy, we can tailor make a marketing strategy particularly for me.”.
In November 2011, Ice Cube mentioned by means of Twitter that he was numerous songs into the current album he’s recording. He likewise mentioned he “always acquired an album appearing” which advises that he isn’t really thinking about rap retirement to concentrate on behaving in the near future.
In 2012, Ice Cube tape-recorded a verse for a remix of the Insane Clown Posse tune “Chris Benoit”, from ICP’s The Mighty Death Pop! cd, showing up on the cd Mike E. Clark’s Extra Pop Emporium.  Likewise in 2012, Ice Cube had released additional specifics on his upcoming tenth workshop cd entitled, Everythang’s Corrupt. A video for the cd’s very first single of the very same name was launched on the day before the 2012 USA Election. Ice Cube detailed the inspiration and reason for the track claiming, “You understand, this document is for the political heads. This to me is a lot more a leak at the appropriate time, in time, to fall it. We can have dropped a much more catchier tune, however the moment would not have actually been right. The moment is appropriate for “Everythang’s Corrupt,” so that’s just what we desired to do. We desired to fall it at this point and time, and then possess an aesthetic to highlight exactly what we’re claiming in the music.” “Everythang’s Corrupt” was released on iTunes in January 2013. The 2nd single “Crowded” was launched to iTunes on March 29. Ice Cube verified on his Twitter account that the album will be released in the autumn of 2013 and will certainly also be launched via Lench Mob Records. Nonetheless the cd would certainly be pushed back again without any release day presently set.
Ice Cube launched a new solitary off Everythang’s Corrupt after a prolonged break considering that “Crowded.” The brand-new single, which fell Monday, February 10, 2014 is called “Sic Them Youngins On ‘Em” and is additionally offered on iTunes. The music video clip for the brand-new solitary is anticipated to drop on February 11, 2014.
|AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted||1990|
|War & Peace Vol. 1 (The War Disc)||1998|
|War & Peace Vol. 2 (The Peace Disc)||2000|
|Laugh Now, Cry Later||2006|
|With Westside Connection||Year|
|N.W.A. and the Posse||1987|
|Straight Outta Compton||1988|
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