Ice Cube

by ethnic on September 6, 2010

Ice Cube

Birth Name: O’Shea Jackson

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: June 15, 1969

Ethnicity: African-American

Ice Cube is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, actor, and filmmaker.

Ice Cube grew up in South Central L.A., and witnessed the harsh reality of his environment early on. His half-sister was killed when he was twelve. Trying to find a way out of the ghetto, Ice Cube began to develop his rhyme skills, and also studied architectural drafting at the Phoenix Institute of Technology.

Ice Cube is a cousin of fellow MC Del tha Funkee Homosapien, from the Bay Area. Ice Cube has four children: O’Shea, Sharif, Kareema, and Darryl, with his wife, Kimberly Woodruff, who is also African-American. The couple married in 1992. Ice Cube joined the Nation of Islam in the 1990s.

His son, O’Shea Jackson, Jr., is an actor and musician; he portrayed Ice Cube in the film Straight Outta Compton (2015).

"Straight Outta Compton" Los Angeles Premiere - ArrivalsIce Cube and his son O’Shea Jackson, Jr. at the Straight Outta Compton Los Angeles premiere, 2015

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Adrian1Cram February 26, 2016 at 11:54 pm

all i know him from is that movie

Amanie June 29, 2011 at 10:58 pm

so cute.

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