Ice Cube

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Ice Cube

Cube, 2012
Background information
Birth name O'Shea Jackson
Born June 15, 1969 (1969-06-15) (age 45)
Origin South Central Los Angeles, California, USA
Genres West Coast hip hop, gangsta rap, political rap
Occupations Rapper, record producer, actor, screenwriter, film director, film producer
Instruments keyboards, sampler
Years active 1984 – present
Labels Priority (1987-1996)
Lench Mob (1994-present)
EMI (2006-Present)
Associated acts N.W.A, Westside Connection, WC, 2Pac, Da Lench Mob, Yo-Yo, Cypress Hill, Mack 10
Website www.icecube.com

O'Shea Jackson (born June 15, 1969), better known by his stage name Ice Cube, is an American rapper, actor, screenwriter, and producer. He was a member of the legendary rap group N.W.A., who is best known for popularizing the gangsta rap genre with Straight Outta Compton (1988). After leaving N.W.A. in 1989, he began doing solo work.

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