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Ice Cube

Ice Cube was born in South Central Los Angeles, to Doris (Benjamin), a custodian and hospital clerk, and Hosea Jackson, a UCLA groundskeeper. He first came to public notice as a singer and songwriter with the controversial and influential band N.W.A. His compositions with that group included many of the classic cuts from their debut LP "Straight ... See full bio »

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 2015 Straight Outta Compton (performer: "The Nigga Ya Love To Hate", "No Vaseline") / (writer: "Straight Outta Compton", "Gangsta Gangsta", "The Boyz-N-The-Hood", "Dopeman", "Fuck Tha Police", "8 Ball", "The Nigga Ya Love To Hate", "No Vaseline" - as O'Shea Jackson)
 2015 Southpaw (writer: "RNS" - as O'Shea Jackson)
  The Vampire Diaries (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2015) (writer - 1 episode, 2015)
- The Day I Tried to Live (2015) ... (performer: "Check Yo Self" - uncredited) / (writer: "Check Yo Self" - uncredited)
 2014 Horrible Bosses 2 (writer: "Straight Outta Compton" - as O'Shea Jackson)
 2014 Sex Tape (performer: "It Was A Good Day") / (writer: "It Was A Good Day" - as O'Shea Jackson)
 2014 22 Jump Street (performer: "Drop Girl") / (writer: "Drop Girl" - as O'Shea Jackson)
 2014 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Justin Timberlake (2014) ... (writer: "Straight Outta Compton" - uncredited)
 2014 Ride Along (writer: "It Was A Good Day" - as O'Shea Jackson)
 2013 Grand Theft Auto V (Video Game) (performer: "You Know How We Do It") / (writer: "Gangsta Gangsta") / (writer: "You Know How We Do It", "No More ?s", "Bow Down" - as O'Shea Jackson)
 2013 In a World... (performer: "It Was A Good Day") / (writer: "It Was A Good Day" - as O'Shea Jackson)
 2011-2012 The Filthy Frank Show (TV Series short) (writer - 9 episodes)
- The Amazing Salamander Man (2012) ... (writer: "Hoo-Bangin' (WSCG Style)")
- Just Ask Filthy Frank #3 (2012) ... (writer: "Bow Down")
- Filthy Compilation #2 (2012) ... (writer: "Bow Down")
- Filthy Compilation (2012) ... (writer: "Bow Down")
- Pink Guy Outdoors (2012) ... (writer: "Bow Down")
 2012/I The Watch (writer: "The Boyz In The Hood", "Straight Outta Compton" - as O'Shea Jackson)
 2012 A Fantastic Fear of Everything (performer: "Wrong Nigga 2 Fuck Wit") / (writer: "Wrong Nigga 2 Fuck Wit" - as O'Shea Jackson)
 2012 21 Jump Street (writer: "Straight Outta Compton" - as O'Shea Jackson)
 2012 Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap (Documentary) (performer: "Your Money Or Your Life", "It Was A Good Day") / (writer: "Straight Outta Compton", "It Was A Good Day" - as O'Shea Jackson) / (writer: "Your Money Or Your Life" - as O'Shea Jackson')
 2011 Rap Critic Reviews (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Shaq Diesel (Album) (2011) ... (performer: "For the Holidaze", "True to the Game")
  Fresh Meat (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Episode #1.2 (2011) ... (performer: "You Know How We Do It" - uncredited) / (writer: "You Know How We Do It" - uncredited)
 2011 Some Jerk with a Camera (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Top 11 Florida Attractions Not in California, Part One (2011) ... (writer: "Burn Hollywood Burn")
 2011 The Graham Norton Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Geoffrey Rush/Gwyneth Paltrow/Lady Gaga/Jason Byrne (2011) ... (writer: "Straight Outta Compton" - uncredited)
 2011/I Bridesmaids (performer: "Natural Born Killaz") / (writer: "Natural Born Killaz")
 2011 Take Me Home Tonight (writer: "Straight Outta Compton" - as O'Shea Jackson)
 2010 Due Date (performer: "Check Ya Self 2010") / (writer: "Check Ya Self 2010" - as O'Shea Jackson)
 2010 One Night Stand (TV Series short) (2 episodes)
- Mac's Day Out (2010) ... ("Check Yo Self" (Remix))
- Pilot (2010) ... ("Natural Born Killaz")
  30 for 30 (TV Series documentary) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2010) (music - 1 episode, 2010)
- Straight Outta L.A. (2010) ... (lyrics: "Straight Outta Compton (Extended Mix Version)") / (music: "Straight Outta Compton (Extended Mix Version)")
 2009 Fame (writer: "The-Boyz-N-The-Hood" - as O'Shea Jackson)
 2009 BET Awards 2009 (TV Special) (performer: "Gangsta Rap Made Me Do It")
 2009 Grindhouse: Collection of Non-Created Films (Documentary short) (performer: "Right Here Right Now")
 2008 Midnight Club: Los Angeles (Video Game) (performer: "Gangsta Rap Made Me Do It")
 2008 N.W.A.: The World's Most Dangerous Group (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "My Adidas")
 2008 Generation Kill (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Stay Frosty (2008) ... (writer: "Fuck tha Police" - as O'Shea Jackson)
- A Burning Dog (2008) ... (writer: "Gangsta Gangsta" - as O'Shea Jackson)
- The Cradle of Civilization (2008) ... (writer: "The Boyz in the Hood" - as O'Shea Jackson)
 2008 Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (performer: "Check Yo Self (Remix)") / (writer: "Check Yo Self (Remix)" - as O'Shea Jackson)
 2008 Street Kings (writer: "This Is Los Angeles")
 2008 Crips and Bloods: Made in America (Documentary) (performer: "The Nigga Trap")
 2007 Who's Your Caddy? (writer: "Straight outta Compton")
 2006 Beerfest (writer: "Dr. Bombay" - as O'Shea Jackson)
 2006 Waist Deep (performer: "Child Support") / (writer: "Child Support" - as O'Shea Jackson)
 2005 Fuck (Documentary) (writer: "Fuck tha Police" - as O'Shea Jackson)
 2005 American Wasteland (Video Game) (performer: "Burn Hollywood Burn") / (writer: "Burn Hollywood Burn")
 2005 Harsh Times (writer: "Boyz-N-The-Hood" - as O. Jackson)
 2005 xXx: State of the Union (performer: "Anybody Seen the Popo's?!") / (writer: "Anybody Seen the Popo's?!" - as O'Shea Jackson)
 2004 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (Video Game) (performer: "It Was A Good Day", "Check Yo Self (The Message Remix)", "Guerillas in tha Mist") / (writer: "Express Yourself", "It Was A Good Day", "Check Yo Self (The Message Remix)")
 2004 Beef II (Video documentary) (performer: "Friday")
 2003 Beef (Documentary) (performer: "Jackin For Beats", "No Vaseline") / (producer: "No Vaseline")
 2003 Hollywood Homicide (performer: "Get 'Em Up") / (writer: "Get 'Em Up" - as O'Shea Jackson)
 2002 Dark Blue (writer: "F... tha Police" - as O'Shea Jackson)
 2002 The Hot Chick (writer: "Bow Down" - as O'Shea Jackson)
 2002 Friday After Next (performer: "Big Boys") / (writer: "Big Boys", "It's the Holidaze" - as O'Shea Jackson)
 2002 OT: Our Town (Documentary) (writer: "Straight Outta Compton" - as O'Shea Jackson)
 2002 Ali G Indahouse ("STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON")
 2002 Blade II (performer: "Right Here, Right Now") / (writer: "Right Here, Right Now" - as O'Shea Jackson)
 2002 All About the Benjamins (performer: "$100 Bill Y'all") / (writer: "$100 Bill Y'all" - as O'Shea Jackson)
 2001 How High (writer: "Chin Check")
 2001 Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (writer: "Fuck Tha Police")
 2001 Scary Movie 2 (writer: "If I Had No Loot" - as O'Shea Jackson)
 2001 Copperfield: Tornado of Fire (TV Special) ("Dope Man")
 2001 Save the Last Dance (as O'Shea Jackson, "You Can Do It") / (performer: "You Can Do It")
 2000 The Up in Smoke Tour (Video documentary) (performer: "We Be Clubbin'") / (writer: "We Be Clubbin'" - as O. Jackson)
 2000 Gone in Sixty Seconds (performer: "Roll All Day") / (writer: "Roll All Day")
 2000 Next Friday (performer: "You Can Do It") / (writer: "You Can Do It", "Chin Check" - as O. Jackson)
 1999 Office Space (performer: "Down for Whatever" (1993)) / (writer: "Down for Whatever" (1993) - as O'Shea Jackson)
 1998 I Got the Hook Up (performer: "Ghetto Vet")
 1998 Bulworth (performer: "Maniac in the Brainiac", "Wrong Nigga to F*** Wit") / (writer: "Maniac in the Brainiac") / (writer: "Wrong Nigga to F*** Wit" - as O'Shea Jackson)
 1998 The Players Club (performer: "You Delinquent", "We Be Clubbin'", "Who Are You Lovin'", "You Know I'm a Ho") / (writer: "You Delinquent", "We Be Clubbin'", "Who Are You Lovin'", "You Know I'm a Ho")
 1997 Nothing to Lose (performer: "If I Had No Loot") / (writer: "If I Had No Loot" - as O'Shea Jackson)
 1997 Anaconda (writer: "Foe Life")
 1997 Dangerous Ground (performer: "The World Is Mine") / (writer: "The World Is Mine")
 1997 ECW as Good as It Gets (Video) (performer: "Natural Born Killaz")
 1995 Friday (performer: "Friday") / (writer: "You Got Me Wide Open", "Friday")
 1995 Higher Learning (performer: "HIGHER") / (writer: "HIGHER" - as O'Shea Jackson)
 1994 Street Fighter (performer: "Street Fighter") / (writer: "Street Fighter")
 1994 Blankman (producer: "Talk of the Town")
 1994 Hoop Dreams (Documentary) (writer: "Turn Off the Radio")
 1993 Menace II Society (writer: "DOPEMAN" (REMIX) - as O'Shea Jackson)
 1993 CB4 (performer: "Steady Mobbin'") / (writer: "Straight Outta Compton", "Steady Mobbin'")
 1992 Trespass (performer: "Trespass") / (writer: "Trespass")
 1991 Grand Canyon (writer: "F*** the Police")
 1991 Boyz n the Hood (performer: "How to Survive in South Central") / (producer: "Mama Don't Take No Mess", "Every Single Weekend", "How to Survive in South Central") / (writer: "Mama Don't Take No Mess", "Every Single Weekend", "How to Survive in South Central")
 1991 New Jack City (writer: "STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON")
 1990 The Freshman (writer: "STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON")
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(6/01-7.01) Music video: Appeared in "Bad Boy For Life" video for for Sean Combs, Black Rob and Mark Curry. NOTE: Also appearing were appearances by Dave Navarro, Travis Barker, Ben Stiller, Richard Dunn, Xzibit, Ice Cube, Snoop Dogg, Mike Tyson, Shaquille O'Neal, Baron Davis and Crazy Town. Directed by Chris Robinson. See more »

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Westside Connection | O'Shea Jackson | N.W.A. | NWA | Ice Cube Nwa


5' 8" (1.73 m)

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I think reading is important in any form. I think a person who's trying to learn to like reading should start off reading about a topic they are interested in, or a person they are interested in. See more »


Rapper/actor, and ex-N.W.A. member. See more »


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