Ice Cube: Cool as ever on Kings of the Mic tour, NWA movie and ‘Last Friday’
Ice Cube has parlayed a hardcore rap career into an entertainment empire that spans movies, television and product endorsements. But the former N.W.A. member and solo artist known for groundbreaking albums such as “AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted” and “Death Certificate” has no plans to switch up his politically charged style. While mainstream rap drowns in escapist tales of cars, clubs and fancy cribs, he says fans can expect “vintage Ice Cube” on his forthcoming album, “Everythang’s Corrupt.”
“Everything that you’ve ever gotten from me, I deliver on this record,” he says. “My style is straight street knowledge. I don’t really cater to what’s going on in hip-hop or what’s going on in the industry, so to speak. I just dial in on Ice Cube fans and try to keep them satisfied, and everybody else gotta get in where they fit in”…continue reading at the Boston Metro.