I`m sure you know this guy - maybe from Friday, maybe Anaconda, maybe from Three Kings...
but he goes waaay back...
O'Shea Jackson (born June 15, 1969), better known by his stage name Ice Cube, is an American rapper, actor, screenwriter, and producer. He began his career as a member of the rap group N.W.A along with group leader Eazy-E, and later launched a successful solo career in music and cinema.
Ice Cube was born O'Shea Jackson in South Central Los Angeles, California, where he was raised.
At age sixteen, Ice Cube developed an interest in hip hop music, and began writing raps in Taft High School's keyboarding class. He attended the Phoenix Institute of Technology in the fall of 1987, and studied Architectural Drafting. With friend Sir Jinx, Cube formed the C.I.A., and they performed at parties hosted by Dr. Dre. In an interview with well-known British broadsheet newspaper, The Guardian, Ice Cube stated that he is a Muslim, having converted sometime in the 1990s. 
Cube recorded his debut solo album in Los Angeles with the Bomb Squad (Public Enemy's production team). AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted was released in 1990 and was an instant hit, riding and contributing to the rising tide of rap's popularity in mainstream society. The album was charged with controversy, and Cube was accused of misogyny, and racism
AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted 1990
Death Certificate 1991
The Predator 1992
Lethal Injection 1993
War & Peace Vol. 1 (The War Disc) 1998
War & Peace Vol. 2 (The Peace Disc) 2000
Laugh Now, Cry Later 2006
Raw Footage 2008
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