Ice Cube

Musician / Film Producer / Screenwriter / Record Producer / Television Producer / Actor / Songwriter | * 06/15/1969 (54) | Los Angeles, California (United States of America (USA))
O'Shea Jackson Sr. (born June 15, 1969), better known as Ice Cube, is an American rapper, songwriter, actor, and film producer. His lyrics on N.W.A's 1988 album Straight Outta Compton contributed to gangsta rap's widespread popularity, and his political rap solo albums AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted (1990), Death Certificate (1991), and The Predator (1992) were all critically and commercially successful. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of N.W.A in 2016. A native of Los Angeles, Ice Cube formed his first rap group called C.I.A. in 1986. In 1987, with Eazy-E and Dr. Dre, he formed the gangsta rap group N.W.A. As its lead rapper, he wrote some of Dre's and most of Eazy's lyrics on Straight Outta Compton, a landmark album that shaped West Coast hip hop's early identity and helped differentiate it from East Coast rap. N.W.A was also known for their violent lyrics, threatening to attack abusive police which stirred controversy. After a monetary dispute over the group's management by Eazy-E and Jerry Heller, Cube left N.W.A in late 1989, teaming with New York artists and launching a s... ()
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O'Shea Jackson Sr., better known by his stage name Ice Cube, is an American rapper, record producer, actor, screenwriter, film producer, and director. He began his career as a member of the hip-hop group C.I.A. and later joined N.W.A.

Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Documentaries | Action

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Awards & Nominations for Ice Cube

Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame
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Movies with Ice Cube as Actor(68)

as Craig Jones2023 Last Friday
2023 Humbug
as Self - Rapper-Actor; Founder BIG32023 Stand
as Self (archive footage)2021 You're Watching Video Music Box
as Jack Robertson2020 The High Note
as Self - Musician (archive footage)2019 Africa Rising
as himself2017 G-Funk
as Ron Strickland2017 Fist Fight
as Self (archive footage)2017 Burn Motherfucker, Burn!
as Darius Stone / xXx2017 xXx: Return of Xander Cage
as Calvin Palmer2016 Barbershop: The Next Cut
as James Payton2016 Ride Along 2
as James2014 Ride Along
as Candle Maker (voice)2014 The Book of Life
as Captain Dickson2014 22 Jump Street
as Captain Dickson2012 21 Jump Street
as Kyle Timkins2011 Rampart
as himself2011 The Fab Five
as himself2010 Katt Williams: 9 Lives
as himself2010 Straight Outta L.A.
as Mr. Washington2010 Lottery Ticket
as Russell Redds2009 Janky Promoters
as Curtis Plummer2008 The Longshots
as Durell2008 First Sunday
as Nick Persons2007 Are We Done Yet?
as Darius Stone / xXx2005 xXx: State of the Union
as Nick Persons2005 Are We There Yet?
as himself2004 Beef II
as Trey2004 Torque
as himself2003 Beef
as himself2002 Korn: Deuce
as Calvin Palmer2002 Barbershop
as Craig2002 Friday After Next
as James 'Desolation' Williams2001 Ghosts of Mars
as Craig Jones2000 Next Friday
as Chief Elgin1999 Three Kings
as Slink1999 Thicker Than Water
as Reggie1998 The Players Club
as Gun Runner1998 I Got the Hook-Up
as Vusi Madlazi1997 Dangerous Ground
as Danny Rich1997 Anaconda
as Craig Jones1995 Friday
as Fudge1995 Higher Learning
as Theodore 'Teddy' Woods1994 The Glass Shield
as himself1993 CB4
as Savon1992 Trespass
as Darin 'Doughboy' Baker1991 Boyz n the Hood

TV Shows/Series with Ice Cube as Actor(25)

as Self (archive footage)2021 This Is Pop
as himself2021 Hart to Heart
as himself2018 The Shop
as himself2017 The F Word
as himself2017 The Defiant Ones
as himself2016 Hip Hop Evolution
as himself2010 Conan
as himself2007 The Graham Norton Show
as himself2003 Celebrities Uncensored
as himself2001 Good Day Live
as himself1997 The View
as himself1996 The Daily Show
as Self - Guest1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien

Movies with Ice Cube as Crew(32)

Production/Producer2023 Last Friday
Writing/Characters2023 Last Friday
Writing/Writer2023 Last Friday
Production/Producer2023 Humbug
Production/Executive Producer2017 Fist Fight
Production/Producer2016 Barbershop: The Next Cut
Production/Producer2016 Ride Along 2
Production/Producer2015 Straight Outta Compton
Production/Producer2014 Ride Along
Directing/Director2010 Straight Outta L.A.
Production/Executive Producer2010 Lottery Ticket
Production/Producer2009 Janky Promoters
Writing/Writer2009 Janky Promoters
Production/Producer2008 The Longshots
Production/Producer2008 First Sunday
Production/Producer2007 Are We Done Yet?
Production/Producer2005 Beauty Shop
Production/Producer2005 Are We There Yet?
Production/Executive Producer2004 Barbershop 2: Back in Business
Production/Producer2002 All About the Benjamins
Writing/Writer2002 All About the Benjamins
Production/Producer2002 Friday After Next
Writing/Characters2002 Friday After Next
Writing/Writer2002 Friday After Next
Production/Executive Producer2000 Next Friday
Writing/Writer2000 Next Friday
Writing/Characters2000 Next Friday
Directing/Director1998 The Players Club
Production/Producer1998 The Players Club
Writing/Writer1998 The Players Club
Writing/Author1995 Friday

TV Shows/Series with Ice Cube as Crew(6)

Production/Executive Producer2014 The Rebels
Production/Producer2010 Are We There Yet?
Directing/Director2009 30 for 30
Creator/Creator2007 Friday: The Animated Series
Production/Producer2006 Black. White.
Production/Producer2005 Barbershop

Additional Information

Full Name: O'Shea Sr.
Born: Sunday, 06/15 1969 (June) in Los Angeles, California (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 54 years + 305 days)
Zodiac sign: Gemini (Chinese zodiac sign: Rooster)
Languages: English (EN), American English
Educated at: William Howard Taft Charter High School, Washington Preparatory High School
Member of: C.I.A.
Record Label: Ruthless Records, Capitol Records, Lench Mob Records
Net worth estimate: 220,000,000 USD
Other names for Ice Cube (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Ice Cube Nwa"
"O'Shea Jackson"
"Westside Connection"
"아이스 큐브"
Ice Cube frequently works together with these people:
Mark Wahlberg (14x, Actor)
Martin Short (14x, Actor)
Wanda Sykes (14x, Actress)
Matt Alvarez (14x, Crew)
Seth Rogen (13x, Actor)
Don Cheadle (13x, Actor)
Jimmy Kimmel (13x, Actor)
Rob Lowe (13x, Actor)
Tom Hanks (12x, Actor)
Samuel L. Jackson (12x, Actor)
Matthew McConaughey (12x, Actor)
Jamie Foxx (12x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:150, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 03/18/2024