All Ice Cube stories

Featured Ice Cube stories

Straight Outta Compton, the new movie about N.W.A., once dubbed the world’s most dangerous group, strives for (and achieves) historical accuracy, but rarely offers any new insight. The film is pistols and palm trees, colors and cops, all surrounding a larger-than-life group whose indelible songs regaled with every gritty detail. The biopic spans the year… More »

Trouble In Paradise is the sound of Elly Jackson letting her hair down. The La Roux singer’s aggressive upward spike of follicles has been combed into a gentle waterslide-like swoop, and her second album — and first without behind-the-scenes bandmate Ben Langmaid — is accordingly looser and less brusque. She has styled herself less like… More »

During the spring of 1993, my family took a vacation, making the 15-hour drive from the Baltimore suburbs to Disney World. During the endless and queasy ride, I sat in the back of my family’s Ford Aerostar with a Walkman and a cassette of Ice Cube’s The Predator that a friend had dubbed me just… More »

More Ice Cube stories

Ice Cube Cast As Scrooge In Latest A Christmas Carol Remake

This summer, the massively successful N.W.A biopic Straight Outta Compton reminded the world that Cube was once one of the world's most vital and important…
Tom Breihan | September 17, 2015 - 9:15 am

Watch Kendrick Lamar Absolutely Tear Down The Late Show With Stephen Colbert

The night before last, Stephen Colbert ended his first night as the Late Show's successor to David Letterman by leading an all-star cover of Sly…
Tom Breihan | September 10, 2015 - 8:49 am

Dee Barnes Reflects On Straight Outta Compton, Dr. Dre Assault

Dee Barnes was a member of West Coast hip-hop duo Body & Soul, and she used to host the rap-centric Fox series Pump It Up!,…
Chris DeVille | August 18, 2015 - 5:34 pm

Watch Kendrick Lamar Interview N.W.A

It turns out that the rumored N.W.A reunion is happening. It's just that the surviving members of the legendary rap group aren't playing shows; they're…
Tom Breihan | August 13, 2015 - 10:50 am

Dr. Dre Discusses Assault Allegations: “I Made Some Fucking Horrible Mistakes”

N.W.A.'s Dr. Dre and Ice Cube will grace the cover of this month's issue of Rolling Stone, which hits stands this coming Friday. Though their…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 12, 2015 - 5:57 pm

Livestream The Straight Outta Compton Panel Discussion

The monolithic, ubiquitous Straight Outta Compton promotional campaign is almost over -- the movie hits theaters this Friday. But first, here's a little more hype.
Chris DeVille | August 11, 2015 - 4:25 pm

Ice Cube Says Dr. Dre’s Straight Outta Compton Soundtrack Is Coming This Week, Is Basically A New Dre Album

During a stop by Philadelphia radio station Power 99 this morning to promote the new N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton, Ice Cube let slip some…
Chris DeVille | July 29, 2015 - 1:19 pm

Watch N.W.A. Reunite On “Fuck Tha Police” At BET Experience

Just as Ice Cube promised, he, MC Ren, and DJ Yella performed together as N.W.A. for the first time since 1989 at last night's BET…
Peter Helman | June 28, 2015 - 1:07 pm

Your $10K Donation To Geto Boys’ Kickstarter Will Earn You A Custom-Designed Casket And Embroidered Pillow

Houston rap trio the Geto Boys have been out of the game for a decade, but like plenty of other veterans on hiatus, they've decided…
Caitlin White | June 15, 2015 - 4:32 pm

Watch The Red Band Trailer For N.W.A Biopic Straight Outta Compton

Straight Outta Compton, the forthcoming N.W.A biopic, has been in the news a lot lately, but it hasn't been for good reasons. Suge Knight i…
Tom Breihan | February 9, 2015 - 9:00 am

Watch The Trailer For N.W.A Biopic Straight Outta Compton

After languishing in production hell for years, the N.W.A biopic Straight Outta Compton is finally on its way, and Ice Cube showed off the trailer…
James Rettig | December 30, 2014 - 10:54 am

Here’s The Cast Of NWA Biopic Straight Outta Compton

After the production-hell delays on biopics about Miles Davis and Jimi Hendrix, it is kind of a relief to hear that the N.W.A. biopic Straight
Miles Bowe | June 18, 2014 - 5:50 pm

Ice Cube’s “Good Day” — 1/20/92 or 11/30/88, Probably

In Ice Cube’s classic 1992 single “It Was A Good Day,” the L.A. rap legend, flowing over an atypically laid-back Isley Brothers sample, lists off…
Tom Breihan | February 1, 2012 - 11:49 am

Gathering Of The Juggalos Turns 10

Time to stock up on Faygo and clown make-up. Joining Insane Clown Posse in southern Illinois next month are 50 bands that look and sound…
Scott Lapatine | July 22, 2009 - 4:29 pm

N.W.A. Get A Biopic

New Line is developing Straight Outta Compton, a movie about controversial rap group N.W.A. EW reports that the film’s producers (among them Ice Cube, Dr.
Scott Lapatine | March 9, 2009 - 10:55 am