He first came to public notice as a singer and songwriter with the controversial and influential band N. He quit the band over business differences in and began a still-growing series of commercially and critically acclaimed solo albums, starting with "AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted" Priority, His second solo album, "Death Certificate" Priority,a concept album about the fall and rise of the Black man, sold two million copies, and his subsequent solo output six albums to date total has sold over ten million copies. Dre and Cypress Hill.
In his early teens, Ice Cube developed an interest in hip hop music, and began writing raps in Los Angeles George Washington Preparatory High School 's typewriting class.
He is quoted as saying "He threatened to slam me into a freezer and pull me out when I was Ice cube ice cube. I Ice cube started using that name, and it just caught on.
Being passionate about architecture, he studied architectural drafting. Not sure of whether his rap career would work out, he would turn to become an architecture draftsman as a career backup.
Dre soon entered the recording industry as a member of the World Class Wreckin' Cru. Dre saw Cube's potential as a writer and had him assist with writing Wreckin Cru's big L. Dre was DJing at L. A Poster for one of N.
Dre produced single My Posse under with his group C. A that also included Dr. Ice Cube was the only member of N. A who is not from Compton, California where it was formed. By this point Ice Cube was a full-time member of N.
A along with Dr. Dre and MC Ren. Ice Cube wrote Dr. However, towards the end ofIce Cube found himself at odds with the group's manager, Jerry Hellerafter rejecting Heller's proposed contract terms. It was released in May and was an instant hit, riding and contributing to the rising tide of rap's popularity in mainstream society.
The album was charged with controversy, and he was accused of misogyny and racism. This was followed by a critically acclaimed role as Doughboy in John Singleton 's violent crime drama, Boyz n the Hood.
The album was regarded as more focused, yet even more controversial, and critics accused him again of being anti-white, misogynist, and antisemitic. The album is thematically divided into two sides: It features " No Vaseline ", a scathing response to N.
A's '' Miles and Runnin'' as well as "Black Korea," a track regarded by some as prophetic of the Los Angeles riotsbut also interpreted as racist by many. Ice Cube released his third album, The Predatorin November Referring specifically to that year's Los Angeles riotsin the first single, " Wicked ", he rapped "April 29 was power to the people, and we might just see a sequel".m Followers, 1 Following, 1, Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Ice Cube (@icecube).
Ice Cube was born in South Central Los Angeles, to Doris (Benjamin), a custodian and hospital clerk, and Hosea Jackson, a UCLA groundskeeper.
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In , Ice Cube's net worth is estimated at $ million. Ice Cube is an American rapper and actor, well known as a former member of the N.W.A rap group.
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O'Shea Jackson Sr. (born June 15, ), known professionally as Ice Cube, is an American rapper, writer and actor. Ice Cube initially gained recognition as a member of the hip hop group C.I.A. in , which gained limited commercial success prior to disbanding three years later.