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Ice Cube, Tegan and Sara, Vince Staples, and More to Perform at Comedy Central’s Clusterfest Festival

After 26 years of existence, Comedy Central is finally launching its own standalone comedy festival on June 2-4 at San Francisco’s Civic Center Plaza and…
Brian Josephs / February 28, 2017

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10 Tours That Changed the World

Can a rock concert change the world? Yes. For the better? Not necessarily.
SPIN Staff / May 22, 2019

Ice Cube, Janet Jackson, Q-Tip, More Pay Tribute to John Singleton

Pioneering filmmaker John Singleton died today in his hometown of Los Angeles. He was 51. Dozens of artists have paid tribute to the writer and director behind…
Tosten Burks / April 29, 2019

Watch Ice Cube Perform “That New Funkadelic” With the Roots on Fallon

Ice Cube joined the Roots in a performance of "That New Funkadelic," the song from his upcoming LP Everythang's Corrupt on last night's episode of…
Rob Arcand / December 8, 2018

Ice Cube – “Arrest The President”

"Arrest the president, you got the evidence/ That nigga is Russian intelligence." So saith Ice Cube on his new single, with a righteous fury reminiscent…
Chris DeVille, Stereogum / November 9, 2018

Hanging Tough: Our April 1990 Interview with N.W.A.

This piece originally appeared in the April 1990 issue of SPIN. In honor of the 30th anniversary of NWA's landmark 1988 album Straight Outta Compton, we're republishing it here.
Frank Owen / August 8, 2018

Ice Cube Singing “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” Is Very Good

On Saturday, Ice Cube sang "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" during the customary seventh inning stretch at Wrigley Field. The clip's a couple…
Jeremy Gordon / July 24, 2017

Watch Ice Cube Confront Bill Maher Over Use of Racial Slur on Real Time

Last night, Bill Maher returned to host his HBO show Real Time for the first time after referring to himself as a "house nigger" in an…
Taylor Berman / June 10, 2017

Ice Cube’s 25th Anniversary Reissue of Death Certificate Includes Three New Songs

Ice Cube has recently been preparing for the inaugural season of his BIG3 basketball league, and it just so happens that the league's first season…
Brian Josephs / May 26, 2017

Allen Iverson Is Joining Ice Cube’s Basketball League

Ice Cube's BIG3, a 3-on-3 basketball league for retired NBA players, has been bringing in some pretty solid names to give his endeavor some legitimacy. The…
Brian Josephs / January 11, 2017

Ice Cube Is Starting a Basketball League for Retired NBA Players

Ice Cube is expanding his portfolio beyond Charlie Day-starring films and good raps, as the West Coast legend is organizing a basketball league for retired…
Brian Josephs / December 28, 2016

Ice Cube is Playing Fagin in a New Disney Oliver Twist Musical, My Pretties

Happy hump day! If you haven't had your coffee yet, this tidbit should wake you up just as easily: Ice Cube—a former member of N.W.A. and…
Winston Cook-Wilson / October 26, 2016

Dr. Dre and Ice Cube Dismissed from Lawsuit Stemming From Suge Knight’s Murder Case

Former N.W.A brothers Dr. Dre and Ice Cube are no longer named in the wrongful death lawsuit that stemmed from a vehicular incident that allegedly involved…
Brian Josephs / October 7, 2016

Ice Cube Says He’s “Losing No Sleep” Over Jerry Heller’s Passing

Jerry Heller was instrumental in helping the late Eazy-E form Ruthless Records and overseeing N.W.A's rise. But royalty disputes made Ice Cube leave the group…
Brian Josephs / September 6, 2016

Sigur Rós, Ice Cube, Young Thug, and More to Perform at Treasure Island Music Festival

Festival season is considered mostly over by October, but those with a severe hankering for live outdoor music events have this year's Treasure Island Music Festival to…
Brian Josephs / June 14, 2016
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