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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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Q-Tip, Questlove, Ice Cube, Chuck D and More React to Whodini’s John ‘Ecstasy’ Fletcher’s Death: ‘A Tremendous Loss of Our Heroes’

John "Ecstasy" Fletcher of the '80s group Whodini reportedly passed away on Wednesday, but if the reactions to his death are any indication, the early…
SPIN Staff / December 23, 2020

Ice Cube Clarifies Position After Trump Administration Touts His Support: ‘Both Parties Contacted Me’

For the better part of the afternoon, Ice Cube was trending on Twitter. This is rarely a good thing, and Cube took to his own…
Daniel Kohn / October 14, 2020

The 25 Best Soundtrack Albums of the 1990s

In the 1980s, music and film collided for cross-promotional blockbusters both transcendent (Purple Rain) and transcendently cheesy (Footloose). In the ‘90s, soundtracks continued to sell…
Al Shipley / August 27, 2020

Ice Cube Is Sharing Anti-Semitic Memes and QAnon Tweets

Over the last few weeks, Ice Cube has been very outspoken about the injustices the Black community has faced past and present. He canceled a Good…
Daniel Kohn / June 10, 2020

Ice Cube Cancels Good Morning America Appearance and Says He’s ‘Done Talking’

Ice Cube was scheduled to make an appearance on ABC's Good Morning America earlier this morning (May 28). But after the killing of George Floyd…
Emily Tan / May 28, 2020

Ice Cube Says Mr Rogers Sued Him

Ice Cube's AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted recently turned 30 and in celebration, the rapper/actor had a digital listening party on Instagram Live to commemorate the event.
SPIN Staff / May 20, 2020

Quarantine Classic Concerts: The Up in Smoke Tour

What’s the point in doing a classic concert series if you’re not going to include perhaps the most famous hip-hop tour of all time? It’s…
Sean Moltisanti / May 13, 2020

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
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