Biography Ice Cube

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Biography Ice Cube

IBiographyce Cube

Ice Cube (O'Shea Jackson's real name) was born in Los Angeles. At the age of sixteen he was carried away by the hip-hop and started writing songs in the style of rap and perform them at parties, organizovannyhDr. Dre. In 1987, Ice Cube and Dr. Drevypuskayut EP My Posse in a group of CIA. After this collaboration began Ice Cube and Eazy-E, in which Ice Cube wrote the lyrics for the group NWA (Short for Niggaz With Attitude), which included himself, and, Dr. Dre and other rappers. In 1988 they released the record Straight Outta Compton, which became a classic rap. However, Ice Cube, as the leader of the group, was not satisfied with the terms of the contract on which he relied a tiny amount. He decided to go solo. Ice Cube's first album recorded in 1991 in New York with the group Da Lench Mob and the Bomb Squad. Simple, but at the same time, rigid and straight, Ice Cube lyrics are brought to a lot of problems. He was accused of misogyny and racism. After this, the debut of Ice Cube in the film – he starred in the drama of John SingltonaBoyz N the Hood. Also in 1991 he published a sensational mini-album EP, Kill At Will, first EP in the style of rap, which became gold and platinum

His second studio recording Death Certificate has become more mature work with even more ostrosotsialnoy lyrics. This time, human rights activists, politicians, religious leaders and critics attacked the Ice Cube for the sexist, anti-Semitic and racist attitudes, which supposedly permeated the entire album. In 1992, Ice Cube has taken part in the festival Lollapalooza, which essentially joined the army of his fans. In November 1992 he released The Predator, dedicated to the endless rebellions of the black population in Los Angeles. The Predator was the first album, won first place in the charts, and RB, and pop music. The album included the singles It Was a Good Day and Check Yo Self. In the U.S., selling over three million copies of the album, making it the most successful in the career of Ice Cube. But soon after that Ice Cube began to lose its position in the world of rap music. Lethal Injection, which was released in late 1993, was an attempt to take over the Ice Cube G-Funk sound of the album Dr. Dre The Chronic, and was highly praised by critics. Nevertheless, here included such hits Ice Cube, as Really Doe, Bop Gun (One Nation), You Know How We Do It What Can I Do? After 1994, he decided to take a break from music and concentrated on film and producing other rap artists.

In 1995, Ice Cube once again began to cooperate with a former member of NWA Dr. Dre, and soon they released the album Natural Born Killaz. Then he issued a solo album, War Peace Volume 1 and its sequel War Peace Volume 2, released only in 2000. The album was attended by Dr. Dre and MC Ren, but students from the new releases were not happy, because they clearly lost the first works of the artist. In 2000, Ice Cube, along with Dr. Dre, Eminem and Snoop Dogg took part in a round of Up In Smoke Tour. In 2006 came the eighth solo album, Ice Cube Laugh Now, Cry Later, released on his own label, Da Lench Mob Records. The album turned out a success commercially, but old fans embraced it as a product of the pop industry and betrayal. August 19, 2008 came the eighth studio album by Ice Cube Raw Footage. He presented a scandalous single Gangsta Rap Made Me Do It. Ice Cube has made great strides not only in the musician's solo career, but scurried alliance of rappers from the U.S. West Coast Westside Connection in opposition to the east coast rappers, as well as demonstrated outstanding abilities in film, working as an actor, director, screenwriter and producer. In 2010 Ice Cube released his ninth studio album I Am The West. The album was recorded on an independent label rapper that gave him complete freedom of action – by Ice Cube was able to successfully implement their ideas. It is worth noting that I Am The West received excellent reviews of music critics, who noted the traditionally high level of performance and interesting texts.