O’Shea Jackson Sr, commonly known by his stage name Ice Cube, is an American based songwriter, filmmaker, rapper and record producer. He started his career as a part of a Band C.I.A, in 1984. C.I.A founded by Cube and his friend Sir Jinx. Initially, they started performing at the parties hosted by Dr. Dre. Later he joined Niggaz Wit Attitudes. After leaving N.W. He successfully began his solo career in movies and music industry from 1989. O’Shea Jackson Sr regarded as a brutally honest rapper as most of his lyrics are political violent, aggressive and confrontational. Also has a licensed clothing line named solo by the cube. It features hooded sweatshirts with assembled in a headphone in hood strings. Ice Cube also considered as one of the founder of Gangsta Rap, a Subgenre of hip-hop and rap that emphasizing the gangster lifestyle.
Ice Cube Net Worth as a Rapper, Film Actor
During the time of 2016, two major projects of the Ice Cube as actor and producer are “Ride Along 2″ and “Barbershop the next cut”. These two are considered as enviable achievements in Hollywood that increase geared towards the sequels. The first weekend is earning of Barbershop: the next cut is around $26-30 million whereas Ride along two weekends earning is around $35.2 million. Total income of the movie RA 2 is 124.3 million USD worldwide. In 2016 the director of RA and RA 2 announces the sequel of the movie is in development. He is also nominated for PGA outstanding producer for a theatrical picture. He is also nominated for teen choice awards two times in 2016.
Success in Recent Years, Achievements & Awards in Life:
During his whole career, he earned many awards and achievements. In 2013, Ice Cube was nominated for best screen duo for MTV movie awards. He is also nominated for various teen choice awards during the years of 2014 and 2005. He won BET hip-hop award in 2009. In 2006 he was honoured at VH1 annual hip-hop ceremony.
Personal Life & Bio:
In his childhood at school, he was a good student with aggression towards music and football. In his teen, when he saw many of his friends got killed and remained went to the jail. Cube determined for making a better life in future for himself. After completing high school. He got admission in Phoenix Institute of Technology, from where he got two years degree in drafting.
Ice Cube married to Kimberly Woodruff on April 1992. He has four children from her. During the decade of 1990, he turned to be Muslim and with the nation of Islam. He denied of this association as he does not attend the mosque and called himself a natural Muslim because according to him “It’s just God and me”. He launched 10 studio albums so far.
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