Birth Name: O'Shea Jackson
Birth Place: Compton, California, USA
Years Active: 1984–present
Genres: West Coast Hip Hop, Gangsta Rap, Conscious Hip Hop
O'Shea Jackson (born June 15, 1969), better known by his stage name Ice Cube, is an American rapper, actor, screenwriter, film director, and producer. He began his career as a member of C.I.A and later joined the rap group N.W.A. After leaving N.W.A in 1989, he built a successful solo career in music and cinema. In late 1989, Ice Cube recorded his debut solo album in Los Angeles with Public Enemy's production team the Bomb Squad. “AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted” was released in 1990 and was an instant hit, riding and contributing to the rising tide of rap's popularity in mainstream society. The album peaked at #6 on the Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart and #19 on the Billboard 200 Albums ...
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