Ice Cube ... rap'; 'gangster rap' is the name that the media coined. Highlights from 'West Coast Hip-Hop: A History in Pictures' "We was just talking about shit that we was going through," he says. "Me and Dre started off making the first mixtapes: He.
Compton hasn't changed," Ice Cube says ... reality rap'; 'gangster rap' is the name that the media coined. "We was just talking about shit that we was going through," he says. "Me and Dre started off making the first mixtapes: He would do the mixes.
With an influential role in gangsta rap, trailblazing members ... kind of records I want to make, not just mixtapes, not just for the ‘hood. Let’s do these kinds of records for everybody.'” Remembering Eazy-E, Ice Cube stated that he will miss.
Ice Cube hopped on the phone with XXL to share his thoughts on what to expect from his new album, his biggest regret as an artist, and working with Kevin Hart. —Emmanuel C.M. (@ECM_LP) XXL: Tell me about ... But it’s just gangsta rap, talking about.
The exact moment of inspiration is lost to history, but by 1981 crack cocaine had made its debut ... had three key ingredients. O’shea “Ice Cube” Jackson would supply much of the vocabulary for the gangster rap movement. N.W.A’s producer, Andre.
Ice Cube was a pioneer of West Coast Hip-Hop, and the genre as a whole. This isn’t up for contention. And as he became one of the statesman for the music, he was also one of its most staunch defenders against its detractors. “Gangsta Rap Made Me Do It.
SAGAL: So one of the things that I was amazed to find out in watching the film is that obviously, you know, you guys, N.W.A., you're associated with the creation of gangsta rap - very ... what I did then. ICE CUBE: Come on, son, make me proud.
Former N.W.A. rapper Ice Cube is now an A-list celeb thanks to the “Straight Outta Compton” Oscar nod.Jonathan Ng/Newspix/Getty Images Twenty-five years ago, Ice Cube was a gangsta-rap icon ... Police,” do your old friends in Compton make fun of.
With inflatable hands flanking the stage and flashing the West Side sign to the late-night audience, Ice Cube tore through "Natural Born Killaz," "You Can Do It," "Gangsta Rap Made Me Do It" and "Go To Church," the G-funk wafting across the Bonnaroo field.