Born O’Shea Jackson in Compton, California on June 15, 1969, Renaissance man Ice Cube is an actor, writer, producer, director, rapper, philanthropist and father. N.W.A., the rap group he co-founded with Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, MC Ren and DJ Yella, was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2016.
Do you remember how, when you were growing up, if a couple of classmates came to blows on the schoolyard, they would
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Ice Cube and Deon Cole The “Barbershop: The Next Cut” Interview with Kam Williams Chillin’ with Cube & Cole Actor, writer, producer, director, rapper, father – :”reigning Renaissance king” could be a good term to describe the one and only Ice Cube. Coming of age in 1980s Los Angeles, Cube experienced the roiling stew […]
Barbershop: The Next Cut Film Review by Kam Williams Calvin and Company Reunite for Sobering Sequel with a Social Conscience There’s been a big change at Calvin’s Barbershop since our last visit over a decade ago. The once-sacred male sanctuary has been converted to a unisex salon, and some feisty female employees have brought […]
Straight Outta Compton DVD Review by Kam Williams DVD Revisits Rise and Fall of Groundbreaking Rap Group Back in the Eighties, the CIA began orchestrating the introduction of crack-cocaine to African-American communities all across America, starting with the South Central L.A. By the middle of the decade, the epidemic had turned Compton into a […]