Today In Hip-Hop: Ice Cube Celebrates 44th Birthday

On this day, June 15, in hip-hop history… 1969: Ice Cube celebrates his 44th birthday. The rapper, songwriter, producer, director, and screenplay writer first made his debut in the entertainment world in the politically controversial west-side rap group, N.W.A. Dubbed “The World’s Most Dangerous Group,” Ice Cube, along with his N.W.A members, gave the world a style of music that represented the political struggles of young men growing up in urban communities. Ice Cube continued his hard core political gangster rap into his solo career with his debut solo album, AmeriKKKA’s Most Wanted. He proceeded to make his stamp in the hip-hop ...

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