Birth name : O'Shea Jackson
Born : June 15, 1969
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Origin : South Central Los Angeles
Genres :Hip hop, gangsta rap, political hip hop, G-funk
Occupation(s) : aper, actor, record producer, filmmaker
Years active : 1984–present
Labels : Ruthless Records, Priority,Lench Mob,EMI
Associated acts : N.W.A, Westside Connection,
Acts : C.I.A., Da Lench Mob, Public Enemy, 2Pac,
Ice-T, Snoop Dogg, The Game, Korn.
Biography Of Ice CubeO'Shea Jackson (born June 15, 1969), better known by his stage name Ice Cube, is an American rapper, record producer, actor, and filmmaker. He began his career as a member of the hip-hop group C.I.A. and later joined N.W.A (Niggaz Wit Attitudes). After leaving N.W.A in December 1989, he built a successful solo career in music and films. Additionally, he has served as one of the producers of the Showtime television series Barbershop and the TBS series Are We There Yet?, both of which are based upon the films in which he portrayed the lead character. As of July 2014, Ice Cube has sold over 38 million records in the United States of America and more than 55 million records wordwide.
Ice Cube is noted as a proficient lyricist and storyteller and is regarded as a brutally honest rapper; his lyrics are often political as well as violent, and he is considered one of the founding artists in gangsta rap. He was ranked 8 on MTV's list of the 10 Greatest MCs of All Time, while fellow rapper Snoop Dogg ranked Ice Cube as the greatest MC of all time. About.com ranked him 11 on its list of the "Top 50 Greatest MCs of Our Time". AllMusic has called him one of hip-hop's best and most controversial artists, as well as "one of rap's greatest storytellers".In 2012, The Source ranked him 14 on their list of the Top 50 Lyricists of All Time.