Ice Cube

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Ice Cube
Ice Cube at the screening of Ride Along on January 9, 2014
Ice Cube at the screening of Ride Along on January 9, 2014
Background information
Birth nameO'Shea Jackson
Born (1969-06-15) June 15, 1969 (age 52)
OriginSouth Central Los Angeles, California, USA
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Rapper
  • actor
Years active1984 – present
Labels
Associated acts
Websitewww.icecube.com

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

Discography[change | change source]

Studio albums

Filmography[change | change source]

Films[change | change source]

Year Film Functioned as Role
Director Producer Screenwriter Actor
1991 Boyz n the Hood No No No Yes Darin "Doughboy" Baker
1992 Trespass No No No Yes Savon
1993 CB4 No No No Yes Himself (cameo)
1994 The Glass Shield No No No Yes Teddy Woods
1995 Higher Learning No No No Yes Fudge
Friday No Yes Yes Yes Craig Jones
1997 Dangerous Ground No Yes No Yes Vusi Madlazi
Anaconda No No No Yes Danny Rich
1998 The Players Club Yes Yes Yes Yes Reggie
I Got the Hook Up No No No Yes Gun runner
1999 Three Kings No No No Yes Sgt. Chief Elgin
Thicker Than Water No No No Yes Slink
2000 Next Friday No Yes Yes Yes Craig Jones
2001 Ghosts of Mars No No No Yes James 'Desolation' Williams
2002 All About The Benjamins No Yes Yes Yes Bucum
Barbershop No No No Yes Calvin Palmer
Friday After Next No Yes Yes Yes Craig Jones
2004 Torque No No No Yes Trey Wallace
The N-Word No No No Yes Himself
Barbershop 2: Back in Business No Yes No Yes Calvin Palmer
2005 Are We There Yet? No Yes No Yes Nick Persons
Beauty Shop No Yes No No
Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars No Yes No No
XXX: State of the Union No No No Yes Darius Stone / XXX
2007 Are We Done Yet? No Yes No Yes Nick Persons
2008 First Sunday No Yes No Yes Durell Washington
The Longshots No Yes No Yes Curtis Plummer
2009 Janky Promoters No Yes Yes Yes Russell Redds
2010 Lottery Ticket No Yes No Yes Jerome "Thump" Washington
2011 Rampart No No No Yes Kyle Timkins
2012 21 Jump Street No No No Yes Capt. Dickson
2014 Ride Along No Yes No Yes Detective James Payton
22 Jump Street No No No Yes Capt. Dickson
The Book of Life No No No Yes The Candle Maker (voice role)
2015 Straight Outta Compton No Yes No No
2016 Ride Along 2 No Yes No Yes Detective James Payton
Barbershop: The Next Cut No Yes No Yes Calvin Palmer
2017 XXX: Return of Xander Cage No No No Yes Darius Stone / XXX
Fist Fight No No No Yes Strickland
2020 The High Note No No No Yes Jack Robertson

Television[change | change source]

Year Film Functioned as Role Notes
Producer Screenwriter Director Actor
1994 The Sinbad Show No No No Yes Himself Episode: The Mr. Science Show
2002 The Bernie Mac Show No No No Yes Himself Episode: Goodbye Dolly
2005 BarberShop: The Series Yes No No No
WrestleMania 21 No No No Yes Himself
2006 Black. White. Yes No No No
2007 Friday: The Animated Series Yes Yes No No
2010 30 for 30 No No Yes No Episode: Straight Outta L.A.
2010–2013 Are We There Yet? Yes No No Yes Terrence Kingston Recurring Role; 20 Episodes
2014 The Rebels Yes No No No Pilot of unproduced series
2017 The Defiant Ones No No No Yes Himself Documentary

Other websites[change | change source]