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James Corden 'Takes Down' Ice Cube On The Basketball Court

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 02.14.2017 | Comedy

Who knew that James Corden was such a baller? The “Late, Late Show” host battled rapper Ice Cube on the basketball court for Monday’s show, and ...

Ice Cube Scores Another Venture With Professional Basketball League

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 01.03.2017 | Black Voices

After more than two decades of success in music and Hollywood, Ice Cube is bringing his talents to sports with the launch of his basketball league, BI...

Ice Cube To Co-Write, Star In A Genre-Crossing 'Oliver Twist' Musical

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 10.27.2016 | Arts

There was Jean Valjean. Then Alexander Hamilton. Now there’s Charles Dickens’ Oliver Twist. Let’s face it ― Broadway has always had a thing fo...

Ice Cube Takes Down Donald Trump In 1 Devastating Tweet

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 08.28.2016 | Entertainment

Ice Cube told the world exactly what he thinks of Donald Trump on Saturday. He made his views on the GOP presidential nominee crystal clear after Trum...

Ice Cube, John Legend, And New Edition To Receive Stars On Hollywood Walk Of Fame | Brennan Williams | Posted 06.29.2016 | Black Voices

New stars will be added to the world famous Hollywood Walk of Fame next year....

HBO's 2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Special: Oh Lord, Stuck in Lodi Again

David Hinckley | Posted 04.29.2016 | Entertainment
David Hinckley

This year's annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction special on HBO continues that event's march from a free-form rock 'n' roll evening to a slickl...

Ice Cube Reveals A Disturbing Truth About Race And Movie Audiences

Laura Goldman | Posted 04.20.2016 | Politics
Laura Goldman

Rapper and movie star Ice Cube came out swinging in support of #BlackLivesMatter during his press junket for "Barbershop: The Next Cut." He said, "#BlackLivesMatter shows awareness.

10 Things I Learned from Barbershop: The Next Cut

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 04.18.2016 | Black Voices
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

I saw the movie Barbershop: The Next Cut (aka Barbershop 3) on opening day. Although I have no recollection of seeing the first two Barbershops I w...

The Cast of "Barbershop: The Next Cut" 'Combs' to AOL BUILD

Andrew Nauffts | Posted 04.14.2016 | Entertainment
Andrew Nauffts

The third installment in the "Barbershop" film franchise, "Barbershop: The Next Cut," is set to premier this Friday, April 15th, and while the calendar says it's Spring, the forecast calls for Ice (Cube, that is).

Ice Cube And Eve Speak To The Importance Of Self-Belief

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 04.12.2016 | Black Voices

Ice Cube and Eve recently said that they hope their careers have evoked change and possibly influenced the potential opportunities for the next genera...

VH1 Explores Chicago Barbershop Culture & Violence in Town Hall Event

Kelsey Minor | Posted 04.12.2016 | Black Voices
Kelsey Minor

(Photo Provided by VH1) The barbershop, a staple in the black community for many years now, it is also a place where fathers and some mothers take t...

Ice Cube On Whether He'd Let His Son Date A Kardashian: 'I Don't Think They Can Handle Him' | Brennan Williams | Posted 04.08.2016 | Black Voices

Ice Cube might be dad, but he definitely doesn't tell his son what to do anymore – or who he should date....

'Barbershop: The Next Cut' Cast Reflects On Comedy With A Purpose

The Hollywood Reporter | Brennan Williams | Posted 04.08.2016 | Black Voices

More than 10 years after the original, a star-filled cast comes together to bring a story about a barbershop in southside Chicago to life....

Watch Kevin Hart Totally Lose It When He Sees A Giant Python

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 02.09.2016 | Entertainment

Kevin Hart is no Steve Irwin, that's for sure. The "Ride Along 2" comedian and his co-star Ice Cube were treated to a slimy surprise on Australia's "...

Ice Cube Gives Fans Hope For N.W.A Reunion At Coachella

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 01.18.2016 | Entertainment

Coachella might have just gotten a little more "gangsta gangsta." During his appearance on "The Talk" this morning (where he was promoting his new fi...

Ride Along 2

Dwight Brown | Posted 01.13.2017 | Black Voices
Dwight Brown

Too soon. As the opening credits start to roll, you wonder why the producers didn't' give moviegoers a real break between Ride Along (2014) and Ride A...

Conan, Kevin Hart & Ice Cube Are The Worst Driving Instructors

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 01.06.2016 | Comedy

Rolling up has nothing to do with driving when these guys are your instructors. With their new movie, "Ride Along 2," coming out this month, Ice Cube ...

The Best Films 2015

Dwight Brown | Posted 12.20.2016 | Black Voices
Dwight Brown

Movies have become a great comfort in what has been a tumultuous year. They've entertained us. Made us laugh, feel courageous, scared, romantic and ...

Big in Fashion - King James Version

James Sanders | Posted 11.30.2016 | Style
James Sanders

Things don't work the same for me, as they do for others. I mean, if I changed my name to Kardashian, somehow I doubt that people would believe that I...

First Look At 'Barbershop: The Next Cut' Trailer

Deadline | Brennan Williams | Posted 11.25.2015 | Black Voices

It’s been more than 10 years since our last appointment at Calvin’s Barbershop and now the gang is back, but with some pretty major changes. First...

Kept Outta "Compton": N.W.A's Arabian Prince Has No Regrets

Wendy Brandes | Posted 09.07.2016 | Entertainment
Wendy Brandes

Arabian Prince says he's not angry, but he knows people who are. Although he was one of the founding members of the rap group N.W.A, he was left out of the hit movie Straight Outta Compton, and, as a result, people are seeking him out on Facebook to vent.

Above the Keyboard Warriors' Din

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 08.27.2016 | Queer Voices
Richard J. Rosendall

Let us look at a few examples of activists and artists rising above the din of the keyboard warriors to propose useful reforms or tell their stories in ways that help us see differently.

The Birth of N.W.A. and the Creation of a Summer Blockbuster

Antonio Moore | Posted 08.24.2016 | Black Voices
Antonio Moore

For N.W.A. as a group if, Eazy was its heart, Heller its business brain, Cube its lyrical mouth, undeniably, Dr. Dre was the group's musical soul. Dre's ear created a sound that had rhythm and bounce, enabling him to hear the cries of the ghetto, and relay it to the world with thump.

About That Divisive 'Bye, Felicia' Scene In 'Straight Outta Compton'

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 08.21.2015 | Black Voices

The inescapable "Bye, Felicia" meme was born from Ice Cube's "Friday" back in 1995, creating the perfect dismissal hashtag years before Twitter had a ...

67 Times Rappers Name Dropped 'Donald Trump'

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 08.21.2015 | Black Voices

Rappers love Donald Trump. Despite his many controversial stances in his presidential campaign platform, his name is synonymous with extreme wealth i...