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Afropunk Festival 2016 Lineup: Ice Cube, TV on the Radio, Tyler, the Creator, and More

The lineup for the 2016 Afropunk Festival is out, and Ice Cube, TV on the Radio, and Tyler, the Creator are set to take the…
James Grebey / April 19, 2016

N.W.A Reunite for Coachella, Ice Cube Brings Out Snoop Dogg and Common

The last time N.W.A reunited, Ice Cube, MC Ren, and DJ Yella performed at the BET Experience in Los Angeles last year (with one caveat:…
Rachel Brodsky / April 17, 2016

New BFFs Ice Cube and Common Perform Together on ‘The Tonight Show’

After a storied beef that lasted years, rappers Ice Cube and Common have buried the hatchet and are co-starring in the film Barbershop: The Next…
Dan Weiss / April 12, 2016

Gene Simmons Hits Back at Ice Cube’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Comments

Update: Ice Cube came back at Gene Simmons on Twitter yesterday. "Who stole the soul?" the N.W.A rapper wrote. "Chuck Berry, Little Richard and Chubby Checkers…
Rachel Brodsky / April 11, 2016

MusicFestNW’s Project Pabst 2016 Lineup: Tame Impala, Duran Duran, Ice Cube, Ween, and More

MusicFestNW has revealed the lineup for its 2016 Project Pabst event festival, and Duran Duran, Ice Cube, Tame Impala, and Ween are headlining the event's…
James Grebey / April 4, 2016

Ice Cube and Common Mend Their Differences on Super-Sincere ‘Real People’

Ice Cube and Common have carved up their well-aged rap beef and set down a new joint track, "Real People." It comes via the soundtrack to…
Anna Gaca / March 24, 2016

Amnesia Rockfest 2016 Lineup: Jane’s Addiction, Blink-182, Limp Bizkit, Ice Cube, More

Canada's largest music festival of metal, punk, hardcore, hip-hop, and hard rock, the fittingly-titled Amnesia Rockfest, has announced its 2016 lineup. Set to take place…
Harley Brown / March 23, 2016

Ice Cube Says He’s Trying to Reunite N.W.A at This Year’s Coachella

During a recent interview to promote his new movie Ride Along 2, Ice Cube says that he's trying to bring together the remaining members of N.W.A…
Brennan Carley / January 18, 2016

Jerry Heller Has Reportedly Filed a Defamation Lawsuit Against Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, and More

Jerry Heller, the former manager of N.W.A, has reportedly filed a defamation lawsuit against Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, the estate of Eazy-E, the producers of Straight…
Brennan Carley / October 30, 2015

Ice Cube to Star as Scrooge in Adaptation of ‘A Christmas Carol’

Ice Cube may not seem like a frail Dickensian protagonist — he did make one of SPIN's Best 300 Albums of the Past 30 Years…
Colin Joyce / September 17, 2015

Ice Cube Plays ‘Things N.W.A. Does Not Stand For’ With Jimmy Fallon

Ice Cube's been on a press tour for the upcoming N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton, and last night, the rapper turned up on Jimmy Fallon's Tonight Show…
Brennan Carley / August 6, 2015

N.W.A. Reunited for Their First Live Performance in 26 Years

With their great-looking biopic, Straight Outta Compton, due out in theaters later this summer, the surviving members of N.W.A. are feeling hyped. To help promote…
James Grebey / June 28, 2015

Ice Cube to Reunite With MC Ren and DJ Yella to Perform N.W.A. Songs

The forthcoming N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton is set to hit theaters later this summer, and in the spirit of looking back at those salad…
Colin Joyce / June 8, 2015

Suge Knight, Ice Cube, Dr. Dre Named in Wrongful Death Lawsuit

At the end of January, a man named Terry Carter was struck by a car and killed on the set of the upcoming N.W.A. biopic…
Colin Joyce / June 4, 2015

SPIN 30: Ice Cube Reflects on His Back-Against-the-Wall Debut, ‘AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted’

On March 19, 1985, the first issue of SPIN hit newsstands. To celebrate our 30th anniversary, we're revisiting a handful of records that the staff has…
Kyle McGovern / April 6, 2015

Watch the ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Trailer

Ice Cube gave a fans a sneak peek of the trailer for Straight Outta Compton in Sydney late last year, but now the official, red band…
James Grebey / February 9, 2015

Check Out the Trailer for the N.W.A. Biopic, ‘Straight Outta Compton’

The trailer for the long-awaited N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton is finally here — sort of. While the official, high quality trailer for the F. Gary Gray…
James Grebey / December 30, 2014

Here Are Dr. Dre and Ice Cube Standing With the Actors Who’ll Portray N.W.A

Today, Dr. Dre tweeted the first promotional picture for the N.W.A biopic. The photo features the original rap legends — Ice Cube and Dr. Dre, flanking director…
Olivia Forman / June 18, 2014

Soy Un Perdedor: The 50 Worst Moments of the ’90s

Like every decade, the '90s had its cathartic heights. And like the '60s, it seemed like a period in which the culture was moving forward,…
SPIN Staff / August 15, 2013

Rappers and Same-Sex Marriage: How Much Do You Really Care?

For those keeping score at home, the list of rappers who are ostensibly in favor of same-sex marriage now includes Ice Cube, T.I., 50 Cent,…
Brandon Soderberg / May 30, 2012
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