Ice Cube Quotes

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Born: June 15, 1969, Los Angeles, California, USA
Birth Country: USA
Occupation: Music artist

1.
Even though I have a nice house, nice family, the rest of my generation is still in South Central L.A. My cousins, my brothers, my sisters, they don't wanna move out. They don't want to and they don't have the means to sustain it. That's where my heart is and that's what I think about all the time.
- Ice Cube

2.
I am only 33, I've got a lot to do. This is the first half of my career. I'm looking forward to the future and I'm proud about the past.
- Ice Cube

3.
I have great people, smart people that are around me and we love the challenge. I guess it's like climbing a mountain or building a building. It's a challenge but you love every challenge that it brings or presents itself.
- Ice Cube

4.
I love music. It's freedom, a way to deal with pent-up frustration.
- Ice Cube

5.
I really appreciate family. I really can't imagine life without them!
- Ice Cube

6.
I remember wishing there was snow in L.A. And how jealous we used to get of those Christmas specials with kids playing in the snow.
- Ice Cube

7.
I used to love to draw. I didn't want to go to art class because I felt that would be too corny when I was young, but architectural drafting was the cool thing to do because there was more precision. It taught me a lot about building and structures and doorways and frames and windowsills.
- Ice Cube

8.
I wake up at 5:30, 6 in the morning, but don't head into the office right away. I like to hang out with my wife, talk about things, get some coffee, you know.
- Ice Cube

9.
I was a very interested arts student, I was always into that part of school and when I got into high school I went into architectural drafting. It gave me an understanding of how to build things and it's really helped me put things in perspective. With my music and my movies, to me it's all art.
- Ice Cube

10.
I'm trying to cut down a little on eating, on sodium, keep my blood pressure down, which is tough. Because I love food! I do, but it's unfair how everything that's bad for you tastes so good, and all the good stuff, veggies and green things, doesn't match up.
- Ice Cube

11.
It's funny how people who ain't never been down there can think that America is so fair and that we should be alright. It's funny that the people who have their foot on our neck are telling us, 'Get up. What's wrong with you?'
- Ice Cube

12.
Music has done a lot to enhance the emotions of sports. It's played in arenas. Whenever there is footage cut together they're always using music. And it goes together, you know.
- Ice Cube

13.
Music is where I have the most creative freedom, but I love producing. To me, that's kind of where all the action is. You get a chance to have your hands in every aspect of a film. From picking a director, sometimes picking a writer, to the actors, the wardrobe, set design, editing, music, and marketing.
- Ice Cube

14.
Our records, if you have a dark sense of humor, were funny, but our records weren't about comedy. They were about protests, fantasy, confrontation and all that.
- Ice Cube

15.
South Central is just who I am. Even though I have a nice house, nice family, the rest of my generation is still in South Central L.A. My cousins, my brothers, my sisters, they don't wanna move out.
- Ice Cube

16.
Sports without music is just a game. Music makes it entertaining.
- Ice Cube

17.
Sports without music, it's nothing but a game. Music adds the emotion.
- Ice Cube

18.
The best thing I've done with my money is buy a house for my family. You wake up to a house you love and you feel like somebody.
- Ice Cube

19.
The silver and black may have another home, but the Raiders will always belong to the people of Los Angeles.
- Ice Cube

20.
There's never really been a real hood Christmas movie.
- Ice Cube

21.
Truth is the ultimate power. When the truth comes around, all the lies have to run and hide.
- Ice Cube

22.
We're in this entertainment business really to give the audience what they want.
- Ice Cube

23.
When I was in N.W.A. and didn't get paid all the money I was owed, that's when the business side of showbiz hit me.
- Ice Cube

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