Ice Cube Sets Date For Raw Footage, Debuts New Video

Ice Cube has set August 19th as the release day for his highly-anticipated album, Raw Footage, featuring the politically-charged track “Gangsta Rap Made Me Do It.”

The former N.W.A. member’s 8th studio album will feature collaborations with Young Jeezy–it was recently announced Cube and Jeezy would be partnering together for a movie, as well–The Game, WC, and Musiq Soulchild. The remix to “Gangsta Rap Made Me Do It” featured guest Scarface and Nas. Maestro (Lil Wayne), Da Beatsmith, and others contributed production to the project.

The album’s first single, “Do Ya Thang,” was recently released to radio and the video clip premiered today on the rapper’s personal Web Site.

Cube is scheduled to hit the road later this month for an international promo run before returning to the states in August and September to tour.—LaTisha Robbins

Ice Cube tour dates are as follows:

July 2008

11 – Leipzig, Germany – Splash Festival
12 – Frauenfeld, Switzerland – Openair Frauenfeld
14 – London, UK – Electric Ballroom
15 – Tilburg, Netherlands – 013
16 – Amsterdam, Holland – Melkweg
18 – Dour, Belgium – Dour Music Festival
19 – Stuttgart, Germany – MTV Hip Hop Open
21 – Stockholm, Sweden – Kagelbanan
23 – Helsinki, Finland – Helsinki Icehall
25 – Copenhagen, Denmark – KB Hallen
26 – Oslo, Norway – Rockefeller Music Hall

August 2008

21 – Seattle, WA – Showbox at the Market
22 – Portland, OR – Roseland Theater
24 – Salt Lake City, UT – The Depot
26 – San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore
27 – Bakersfield, CA – The Fox
29 – Anaheim, CA – The Grove
30 – Las Vegas, NV – House of Blues

September 2008

1- West Hollywood, CA – House of Blues
2 – San Diego, CA – 4th and B
3 – Tempe, AZ – Marquee Theatre
5 – Albuquerque, NM – Sunshine Theatre
6 – Aspen, CO – Belly Up Aspen
7 – Denver, CO – Ogden Theatre
9 – North Kansas City, MO – Harrah’s North Kansas City/Voodoo Lounge
10 – St. Paul, MN – Myth
12 – Fort Wayne, IN – Piere’s
13 – Chicago, IL – House of Blues
14 – Cleveland, OH – House of Blues
16 – Mt. Clemens, MI – Emerald Theatre
17 – Johnson City, NY – Magic City Music Hall
19 – Philadelphia, PA – The Fillmore at Theater of Living Arts
21 – New York, NY – The Fillmore New York at Irving Plaza

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  • GrindFan

    Killer Mike should be on this tour…that would be dope

  • strick

    damn my nigga cube is so busy

    • Sleez

      wordd 2 that shitt….damnnn!!! lol

  • Jon Dog

    I see there ain’t no Canadian dates on that tour. Oh well, we’re used to it by now?!?!

  • Trickdd

    Young Jeezy,Emenim,Ice Cube. Would be a super group with some Dre Beats that would be some history shit dam that would be crazy would love to see it

  • stockholm

    i have been waiting for this so long


  • iLL G

    who cares if there aint no canadian dates..cube sucks now…he was only good when i was younger and now that im thinkin bout it…it was only cus i was young and impressionable…cus now i see these videos and these artists and man its all a fuckin gimmick… cube actin all gangsta in his new video cmon man u are a father now of like 4 young men u know damn well u dont act like that no more…his real image is the shit we see in movies with his bad actin self… anybody see first sunday?? my gawd that shit was terrible!! its funny how cube (supposedly gangsta) makes the corniest movies, then u got will smith(who isnt gangsta on wax but considered pop rap) makes the illest movies…go figure.

  • Trickdd

    ill G did anybody ever tell you movies and rap aint all real its called entertainment. Plus Friday and All About The Benjamins are some hood classics and who are you to sit on a computer and talk about gangster. I can tell you would be one of them pussy boys that talk that shit and would get whoop if you sayd that shit to Cubes face just cause he got money dont mean it change the person.239 FLORIDA ALL DAY FUCK