Ice Cube in the Longshots | 2008
Clip Name: Victory Dance
About this actor
O'Shea Jackson (born June 15, 1969) better known by his stage name, Ice Cube, is an American rapper, actor and film director. Regarded as one of the greatest hip hop artists, he began his career as a founding member of the famously controversial rap group N.W.A., and later launched a successful solo career in music and cinema. In 1992, he married Kim Jackson, with whom he has four children . Later, in 1992, he converted to Islam. From the mid-1990s onwards, Cube focused on acting, and his musical output has slowed down considerably. He remains one of the most visible West Coast rappers, having helped originate gangsta rap. He is particularly well-known for his incendiary raps on political and racial topics, particularly the treatment of blacks in the United States. Ice Cube was born as O'Shea Jackson to Doris Benjamin, a hospital clerk, and Andrew Jackson, a machinist and grounds keeper, both of whom came from the South and later worked at UCLA. He was raised in South Central Los... ...
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