Ice Cube

Posted on Jan 7 2011 - 12:31pm by GJ Staff

Ice Cube biography

Ice Cube (born June 15, 1969 in Crenshaw, Los Angeles, bourgeois O’Shea Jackson) is an American rap musician, songwriter, screenwriter, producer and actor. He was a member of the rap group NWA and Westside Connection and released nine solo albums. In addition to the musical career he has starred in several films including the series of Friday and Barbershop movies, which he also produced and for which he wrote down on the script.

Discography
Albums
Year Title Chart positions status Label Notes
DE AT CH U.S. UK
1987 NWA And The Posse NWA – – – – – Gold Macola Records 1989 re-released by Ruthless Records. Gold 1994
1988 Straight Outta Compton, NWA – – – 37 35 2x platinum Ruthless Records
1990 AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted – – – 19 – Platinum Priority Records
1990 Kill At Will – – – 34 – Gold Priority Records EP
1991 Death Certificate – – – 2 – Platinum Priority Records
1992 The Predator 60 – – 1 – Platinum Priority Records
1993 Lethal Injection 66 – – 5 – Platinum Priority Records
1996 Bow Down, Westside Connection – – – 2 – Platinum Lench Mob Records
1998 & Peace – Volume 1 (The War Disc) War – – – – – Gold Priority Records
2000 & Peace – Volume 2 (The Peace Disc) 29 War – – – – Gold Priority Records
2003 Hoo-Bangin ‘Records, Westside Connection – – – 16 – Gold Hoo-Bangin’ Records
2006 Laugh Now, Cry Later – – 63 4 – Gold Lench Mob Records
2007 In The Movies – – – 169 – Gold Priority Records, Capitol Records compilation of movie soundtracks
2008 Raw Footage – – 53 5 – – Lench Mob Records
2008 The Essentials – – – – – – Priority Records Best Of from the publications of Priority

Note: albums, Ice Cube released as part of a group, are shown with a white background.

Filmography
As an actor

* 1991: Boyz N Da Hood as Doughboy It
* 1992: Trespass as Savon
* 1994: The Glass Shield as Teddy Woods
* 1995: Higher Learning – The rebels (Higher Learning) as Fudge
* 1995: Friday when Craig
* 1997: Dangerous Ground as Vusi Madlazi
* 1997: Anaconda as Danny Rich
* 1998: The Players Club as Reggie
* 1998: I Got the Hook Up with Gun Runner
* 1999: Three Kings as SSgt. Chief Elgin
* 1999: Thicker Than Water with Slink
* 2000: Next Friday when Craig
* 2001: Ghosts of Mars as James ‘Desolation’ Williams
* 2002: All About the Money (All About the Benjamins) and Bucum
* 2002: Barbershop Calvin Palmer
* 2002: Friday After Next as Craig
* 2004: Hart am Limit as Trey
* 2004: Barbershop 2: Back in Business as Calvin
* 2005: Are We There Yet? (Are We There Yet? ") As Nick Persons
* 2005: xXx 2 – The Next Level as Darius Stone
* 2007: Are We Done Yet? (Are We Done Yet? ") As Nick Persons
* 2007: Tough Love
* 2008: First Sunday as Durell

As a producer and director

* 1995: Friday
* 1997: Dangerous Ground
* 1998: The Players Club Director
* 2000: Next Friday
* 2002: All About the Money (All About the Benjamins)
* 2002: Friday After Next
* 2002: Barbershop
* 2004: Barbershop 2: Back In Business
* 2005: Barbershop: The Series
* 2005: Are We There Yet?
* 2005: Beauty Shop
* 2006: Black. White.
* 2007: Are We Done Yet?
* 2008: First Sunday