Ice Cube is recognized as one of the most important figures in rap history –period. He began his career with Notorious West Coast Gangsta rap group NWA two decades ago. At the height of the group’s success, Ice Cube broke away to start his solo career.
His initial release, Amerikkka’s Most Wanted (1990) sold over a million copies. His sophomore solo effort, Death Certificate (1991), a concept album about the fall and rise of the black man, debuted at #1 on the R&B Album chart, #2 on the Top 200 album chart and went on to sell over two million copies. His impressive musical career includes the multi-platinum success of both his double album War and Peace and hit albums Lethal Injection, Bootlegs & B-Sides, The Predator, and the gold certified, independently released Laugh Now, Cry Later.
Rhythmethod are very proud to release Ice Cube’s 8th solo album Raw Footage which will be released in New Zealand September 22nd 2008
Ice Cube has sold over 10 million albums to date. Rhythmethod are very proud to release Ice Cube’s 8th solo album Raw Footage which will be released in New Zealand September 22nd 2008. It features the singles Gangsta Rap Made Me Do It and Do Ya Thang. The album debuted at No. 1 on both the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart and Top Rap Albums Chart and at No. 5 on the Billboard 200 album chart, selling approximately 70,000 copies in its first week of release in the U.S. Raw Footage features guests such as Musiq Soulchild, Nas, Scarface, The Game, and Young Jeezy.
SEE ICE CUBE LIVE IN NEW ZEALAND AT THE SMOKED OUT AUSTRALASIAN TOUR
Labour Day, Monday 27 October @ TSB Bank Arena, Wellington NZ
Featuring living hip-hop legend and one of the greatest rappers and pop culture icons of our time, Snoop Dogg, Joining him is one of the most important and influential figures in rap history, the legendary Ice Cube.