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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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Friday Craig Jones
Boyz n the Hood Doughboy
Ride Along James Payton
Next Friday Craig Jones


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  Ride Along 3 (announced)
James Payton
  Lifeform (pre-production)
Jeffrey Williams
 2020 The High Note
Jack Robertson
 2017 I Am Boxing (Short)
 2017 Ice Cube: Good Cop Bad Cop (Music Video)
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 2017 Fist Fight
 2017 xXx: Return of Xander Cage
Darius Stone
 2016 Barbershop: The Next Cut
 2016 Ice Cube & Common: Real People (Music Video)
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 2016 Ride Along 2
James Payton
 2014 Book of Life: Sugar Smash (Video Game)
Candle Maker (voice)
 2014 The Book of Life
Candle Maker (voice)
 2014 22 Jump Street
Captain Dickson
 2014 Ride Along
James Payton
 2013/IV Unconditional (Short)
Host / Mentor
 2010-2012 Are We There Yet? (TV Series)
Terrence Kingston
- The Identity Theft (2012) ... Terrence Kingston
- The Concussion (2012) ... Terrence Kingston
- The Wrong Way Episode (2012) ... Terrence Kingston
- Black Friday (2012) ... Terrence Kingston
- The Thanksgiving Episode (2012) ... Terrence Kingston
 2012 21 Jump Street
Captain Dickson
 2011 Rampart
Kyle Timkins
 2010 Call of Duty: Black Ops (Video Game)
Joseph Bowman / Additional Voices (voice)
 2010/I Lottery Ticket
Mr. Washington
 2009 The Janky Promoters
Russell Redds
 2008 The Longshots
 2008 First Sunday
 2007 Are We Done Yet?
Nick Persons
 2006 Ice Cube: Go To Church (Music Video)
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 2006 Ice Cube: Chrome & Paint (Music Video)
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 2005 xXx: State of the Union
Darius Stone / XXX
 2005 Are We There Yet?
Nick Persons
 2004 Destiny's Child Feat. T.I. & Lil Wayne: Soldier (Music Video)
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 2004 Torque
 2002 Friday After Next
 2002 The Bernie Mac Show (TV Series)
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- Goodbye Dolly (2002) ... Ice Cube
 2002 Barbershop
Calvin Palmer
 2001 Busta Rhymes: Break Ya Neck (Music Video)
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 2001 Ghosts of Mars
Desolation Williams
 2001 P. Diddy Feat. Black Rob & Mark Curry: Bad Boy for Life (Music Video short)
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 2000 Ice Cube Feat. Dr. Dre & MC Ren: Hello (Music Video)
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 2000 Next Friday
Craig Jones
 1999 Friday: Deleted Scenes (Video short)
Craig Jones
 1999 Ice Cube: You Can Do It (Music Video)
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 1999 Thicker Than Water
 1999 Three Kings
Chief Elgin
 1998 I Got the Hook Up
Gun Runner
 1998 The Players Club
 1997 Anaconda
Danny Rich
 1997 Dangerous Ground
Vusi Madlazi
 1997 The Jamie Foxx Show (TV Series)
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- Westside (1997) ... Ice Cube (as Westside Connection)
 1995 Eyes on Hip Hop (Video)
 1995 Ice Cube: Friday (Music Video)
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 1995 Friday
Craig Jones
 1995 Murder Was the Case: The Movie (Video short)
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 1995 Higher Learning
 1994 Dr. Dre and Ice Cube: Natural Born Killaz (Music Video)
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 1994 Ice Cube: Lil Ass Gee (Music Video)
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 1994 Ice Cube Feat. Mack 10: What Can I Do? (Music Video)
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 1994 The Glass Shield
Teddy Woods
 1994 Ice Cube: You Know How We Do It (Music Video)
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 1994 The Sinbad Show (TV Series)
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- The Mr. Science Show (1994) ... Ice Cube
 1994 Dr. Dre: Let Me Ride (Music Video)
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 1993 Ice Cube: Really Doe (Music Video)
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 1993 Ice Cube: Wicked (Music Video)
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 1993 Ice Cube: Check Yo Self (Music Video)
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 1993 Ice Cube: It Was a Good Day (Music Video)
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 1993 CB4
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 1992 Ice T & Ice Cube: Trespass (Music Video)
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 1992 Trespass
 1992 Get the Fist Movement: Get the Fist (Music Video)
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 1991 Cypress Hill: How I Could Just Kill a Man (Music Video)
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 1991 Boyz n the Hood
 1991 Yo-Yo: You Can't Play with My Yo-Yo (Music Video)
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 1990 Yo-Yo: Stompin to tha 90's (Music Video)
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 1989 Eazy-E: Eazy-er Said Than Dunn (Music Video)
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 1989 Eazy-E: We Want Eazy (Music Video)
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 1989 N.W.A.: Express Yourself (Music Video)
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 1989 The D.O.C.: It's Funky Enough (Music Video)
 1989 N.W.A.: Straight Outta Compton (Music Video)
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Show Show Soundtrack (128 credits)
Show Show Composer (15 credits)
Show Show Music department (6 credits)
Show Show Director (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks (5 credits)
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Other Works:

Official Soundtrack for Save the Last Dance (2001), track 9 "You Can Do It"; Written by Ice Cube (as O'Shea Jackson), Mack 10 (as Dedrick Rolison), Don 'One Eye' Saunders, Arthur Baker, Afrika Bambaataa, Pow Wow (as Robert Allen), G.L.O.B.E. (as John B. Miller), Mr. Biggs (as Ellis Williams) & John Robie Performed by Ice Cube ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

10 Interviews | 12 Articles | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

Apple Music | Cameo | See more »

Alternate Names:

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


5' 8" (1.73 m)


Kimberly Woodruff  (4 children)


Jackson, Darryl | See more »

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Personal Quote:

If you think about stuff that happened when you were young, it stays with you forever. South Central is just who I am. Even though I have a nice house, nice family, the rest of my generation is still in South Central L.A. My cousins, my brothers, my sisters, they don't wanna move out. They don't want to and they don't have the means to sustain it. That's where my heart is and that's what I think ... See more »


Is mentioned in the song "Pretty Fly (For a White Guy)" by The Offspring. See more »


More often than not sports a beard See more »



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