Ice Cube Net Worth 2020, Biography, Career and Awards.
Ice Cube Net Worth 2020– Widely regarded as the founding father of the genre of ‘gangsta rap’, Ice Cube is one of the top ‘A list’ hip hop artists in the music industry. A controversial but versatile and engaging figure in the world of hip hop music, Cube has created a cultural phenomenon.
He is one of the iconic stars of 21st century hip hop music, whose hard-hitting gangsta rap songs are believed to be a reflection of the political scenario of his time and often revolved around violent themes.
He was born as O’Shea Jackson in Los Angeles to Doris Jackson, a hospital clerk and Hosea Jackson, a groundskeeper.
Since his early teenage years, he had a keen interest in hip hop music and also wrote rap songs for a keyboarding class at his school, The Taft High School, Los Angeles.
During the fall 1987, he enrolled at the Phoenix Institute of Technology, where he pursued his studies in architectural drafting. He also performed with the hip hop group, C.I.A.
Ice Cube has transitioned himself from one of the originators of the West Coast gangsta rap to one of the most powerful people in Hollywood today.
Born O’Shea Jackson in South Central Los Angeles, he developed an interest in hip-hop as a teenager and began writing rap songs in his high school keyboarding class.
During a year studying architectural drafting, he formed the rap group N.W.A and began performing at parties hosted by group member and influential hip-hop producer Dr. Dre.
He performed with N.W.A until 1989, when he departed to begin his solo career. Ice Cube released both AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted and Kill at Will in 1990, and Kill at Will became the first hip-hop EP to go both gold and platinum.
His 1992 release, The Predator, was recorded during the 1992 Los Angeles riots, and became the first album in history to debut at the top of both the pop and R&B charts. It remains his most popular album.
Ice Cube made his acting debut in John Singleton’s Boyz in the Hood, and has since appeared films such asThree Kings, Higher Learning, and XXX: State of the Union.
Beginning in 1995, he has also written, directed, and produced numerous films, including Friday and its two sequels, Barbershop and its two sequels, Are We There Yet and its sequel, 21 Jump Street and 22 Jump Street, Straight Outta Compton, xXx: Return of Xander Cage, and Fist Fight.
- In 1992, he received the Chicago Film Critics Association Award in the category, ‘Most Promising Actor’ for the film ‘Boyz n the Hood’.
- In 2006, he was honoured at the VH1’s Annual Hip Hop Honors ceremony.
- In 2009, he received the BET Hip-Hop Awards.
Ice Cube Net Worth
Ice Cube is an American rapper, actor and producer who has a net worth of $160 million.