100 Most Dynamic Debut Albums: Ice Cube’s ‘AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted’ (1990)
Album” below to explore each album or view the full album index here. ICE CUBE | AmeriKKKa’s Most talented lyricist leave a pioneering group on acrimonious terms. However, it also made sense. Ice Ice Cube Cube had been a larger-than-life personality on record, with his striking voice and his superior Wanted Priority (1990) | Amazon | iTunes | Listen Below Selected by Jesse Ducker When O’Shea “Ice Cube” Jackson , it’s safe to say that if Ice Cube had never left N.W.A and still recorded a solo album, it would 100 Most Dynamic Debut Albums: Ice Cube’s ‘AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted’ (1990)
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of Ice Cube’s ‘The Predator’
Happy 25th Anniversary to Ice Cube’s third studio album The Predator, originally released November type of events stirred in the black communities within Los Angeles and across the country. Ice Cube’s two government. One of the people who saw it all coming was one O’Shea “Ice Cube” Jackson. Ice Cube had followed. Ice Cube clearly states, “I told you it would happen and you heard it, read it” on the Ice Cube’s third album released from 1990 to 1992, ‘The Predator’ reinforced his penchant for delivering ambitious and fresh commentary. particularly volatile period of time. When Ice Cube released The Predator on November 17, 1992, he TRIBUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of Ice Cube’s ‘The Predator’ Ice Cube
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of Ice Cube’s ‘Death Certificate’
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of Ice Cube’s ‘Death Certificate’ Happy 25th Anniversary to Ice Cube’s Death Certificate, originally released October 29, 1991. [Buy a.k.a. Ice Cube created the definitive angry album, and its potency has not been diluted by 25 years the midst of a hiatus. So Ice Cube instead turned to Sir Jinx, who had also worked behind the of history By the time Ice Cube recorded Death Certificate in 1991, he was enjoying rap Ice Cube relationship and direct psychological connection to many of the issues that Ice Cube details throughout
Happy Birthday to Ice Cube, Born June 15, 1969
memories of him with us in the comments below! Born: June 15, 1969 Biography (via AllMusic): Ice Cube was Please join the Albumism team in celebrating Ice Cube’s musical legacy and share your personal memories of him with us. Happy Birthday to Ice Cube, Born June 15, 1969 Ice Cube Please join the Albumism team in celebrating Ice Cube’s musical legacy and share your personal
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Happy Birthday to Del The Funky Homosapien, Born August 12, 1972
musical range of the album, severed his production-artist relationship with Ice Cube for his next , Da Lench Mob. In 1991, with the help of Ice Cube, Del released his first solo album, I Wish the cousin of seminal west coast rapper Ice Cube, and began his career writing lyrics for Ice Cube's group
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of 2Pac’s ‘Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z...’
. Next up is “Last Wordz,” a highlight by virtue of guest appearances from Ice Cube and Ice-T. The line to walk, but like Ice Cube before him, an obvious influence, few did it better. The fire in Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Above the Law, and Compton's Most Wanted, among others. But 2Pac was right there
LEST WE FORGET: Revisiting Da Lench Mob’s 1992 Debut Album ‘Guerillas in tha Mist’
Cube’s albums. Del The Funky Homosapien and Yo-Yo released their debut albums in 1991, but other “Guerillas in tha Mist” video, Da Lench Mob were mostly a bunch of names listed on the liner notes of Ice that I rarely feel anymore when hearing new music. Ice Cube was already my favorite rapper, and to Ice Cube
Threat’s Debut (and Only) Album ‘Sickinnahead’ Turns 25 | An Anniversary Retrospective
for nearly the entire Death Row roster, in addition to Ice Cube and his affiliates, as well as many . Ice Cube spearheads the Barbershop franchise and makes movies with Kevin Hart. Snoop Dogg released best song that Ice Cube never recorded. Here a frustrated Threat catalogueing his grievances against their reasoning, it was the public’s loss. Subject-matter wise, he’s an amalgam of Kool G Rap and Ice Los Angeles, longtime friends with producer DJ Pooh. He first appeared on record in ’91 on Ice Cube’s classic
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of WC and the Maad Circle’s Debut Album ‘Ain’t a Damn Thang Changed’
Straight Out of Compton, Ice Cube’s first two releases, and Bizarre Ride, is WC and the Maad Circle’s 19991 . Artists like Ice Cube, WC, and others began rhyming with a stronger political bent, preaching self member of Westside Connection, the trio he formed with his comrades Ice Cube and Mack 10, but he’d and him are integral parts of Ice Cube’s stage show. WC and the Maad Circle’s legacy has endured. The Connection brethren Ice Cube and Mack 10. The trio earned considerable success beginning with their
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of Del the Funky Homosapien’s ‘I Wish My Brother George Was Here’
while producing Ice Cube’s Death Certificate album, which would be released a week later. Del starts than doing anything “gangsta.” Del sounded nothing like Ice Cube, but his cousin helped shepherd his tradition. Del certainly has the gangsta rap pedigree, given that O’Shea “Ice Cube” Jackson is his cousin never been clear if it was Ice Cube’s influence or Elektra Records’ push alone that gave I Wish My George Was Here is boosted on the production side, with Ice Cube, the Boogie Men (DJ Pooh, Bobcat, and
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fifth representative. Along with the four aforementioned groups, the quintet of Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, Ice Ice Cube Cube, MC Ren, and DJ Yella fundamentally transformed hip-hop as we knew it back in the late 1980s
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would complete; it went on to sell well over two million copies. After Ice Cube's bitter departure talent in the D.O.C., and recruited Ice Cube and Dr. Dre to write songs for his stable of artists
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always been one of hip-hop’s truly gifted storytellers, functioning as a mix of Ice Cube and the integral to his mental development. He raps, “Ice Cube, Brotha J and Ice T / These are the professors
Happy Birthday to Dr. Dre, Born February 18, 1965
, including a hit reunion with Ice Cube, "Natural Born Killaz." During this entire time, Dre . Paak, Ice Cube, the Game, Eminem, and many more on the guest list. With N.W.A.'s cultural resurgence handful of recordings along the way. In 1986 he met Ice Cube, and the two rappers began writing songs
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of King T’s ‘Tha Triflin’ Album’
themes, serious and otherwise. Both King T and Ice Cube are gifted storytellers, but King T also has Akin to the drunken cousin of Ice Cube’s 1991 album ‘Death Certificate,’ King T’s third studio Triflin’ Album is like the drunken cousin of Ice Cube’s Death Certificate, in both sound and feel raunch. King T teams up with Ice Cube and Deadly Threat to explore the flipside of seeking female
N.W.A’s ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Turns 30 | An Anniversary Retrospective
influential industry mogul and the most recognizable hip-hop producer ever. It helped make Ice Cube the , O’Shea “Ice Cube” Jackson, Lorenzo “MC Ren” Patterson, Antoine “DJ Yella” Carraby, and Mik “Arabian Ice Cube
Happy Birthday to Bootsy Collins, Born October 26, 1951
World, landed, featuring everyone from Ice Cube to Samuel L. Jackson on the guest list. Collins was
LEST WE FORGET: Revisiting Intelligent Hoodlum’s Eponymous Debut Album ‘Intelligent Hoodlum’ (1990)
listeners of the pimp and gang sub-cultures. Right around the time Ice Cube broke off from N.W.A and
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of Kool G Rap & DJ Polo’s ‘Live and Let Die’
. Sonically, it sounds like a clone of Ice Cube’s “The Product,” another track that Sir Jinx produced is joined by Houston homies Scarface and Bushwick Bill, as well as Southern California O.G. Ice Cube. The Cube and his affiliates. Jinx had come up with Cube, releasing music together as members of the group Angeles beat maker Sir Jinx. Before collaborating with G Rap, Sir Jinx was known for his work with Ice
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