In the opening lines of 'Tyrone,' Erykah Badu provides a disclaimer: "Now keep in mind that I'm an artist, and I'm sensitive about my s---." No truer words could be spoken in regards to the tumultuous relationship between artist and critic. Artists need the press to fuel their careers; yet
Fans who flocked to the annual Paid Dues Festival this year were treated to some live performances from West Coast vets like Ice Cube, Murs and Tha Dogg Pound, but they may have wondered why one up-and-comer wa
After Snoop Dogg is done gallivanting around Europe and trying to rent entire countries, he's heading back to the States and embarking on a tour with fellow Los Angeles legend Ice Cube. The shows are under Snoop's 'How the West Was One' umbrella and serve to promote Cube's upcoming 'I Am the West' record, which was originally slated to drop on July 13 but is now se
Ice Cube might have finally obtained the dramatic role he's been seeking for years. In 'Rampart,' the rapper/actor will play a gritty, hard-working cop that is looking to expose corruption within the LAPD in the early '90s.
Ice Cube continues to stir the pot with his opinions about the "New West." Though he bigged up Nipsey Hussle, he recently said that the rest of the up and comers (read: Jay Rock) should step their noise-making game up, real talk. "If I aint hearin' you, you ain't making noise.
"Movies aren't real," Ice Cube expertly explained, while discussing his new film 'Rampart,' where he plays a dirty L.A. cop. " basically comes out of that. It's just a movie. If I want people to take me serious as an act
Call him one of the godfathers of rap, but Cali's own Ice Cube is arguably the king of rappers with successful acting and production gigs on the side. While it's easy to bestow LL Cool J or Ice-T with the thespian crown, O'Shea Jackson has not only con
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