Ice Cube Talks Bill Maher, Prodigy + Biopic Comparisons

Ice Cube sat down with Angie Martinez to discuss his upcoming BIG3 basketball league which begins this Sunday 25th at the Barclay Center, you can get your tickets here

While in the studio Ice Cube touched on:

  • The passing of Prodigy from Mobb Deep and what he meant to the culture.
  • How he likes being able to move through cooperate America all while wearing Chuck Taylors. 
  • Cube says he hasn't seen the Tupac Biopic "All Eyez on Me" yet but  he worked on every little detail on "Straight Outta Compton", saying “Its hard to get a biopic right”.
  • How they also messed up on Straight Outta Compton movie, when Eazy had a black SOX hat that came out in ‘97.
  • On Bill Maher he said he thinks that he "is a good dude", also saying “I like Bill Maher, I think what happened with him happens with other people around the country and they get to comfortable”.
  • Cube Getting backlash from some of his white fans, “you use the word, you made money off the word" Cube's response was "ya made a whole country of the word, It’s our word, we can do what we want with it.”
  • Talked Rev Al Sharpton selfie and how his pops still won’t even let him buy him an iPhone.
  • Re-releasing his album "Death Certificate" for the 25th anniversary of the album, while also dropping 3 new songs with the project. 
  • On his Big 3 Basketball league he said that tickets are 27 dollars a piece and kids 13 & under are free. 
  • The BIG3 Basketball league kicks off its 8 weak season in Brookyln, Sunday, June 25th. The league features Basketball legends Allen Iverson, Charles Oakley, Julius Erving, Clyde Drexler + more.
  • His vision for the future of the Big 3 league which includes LeBron, Curry and other current NBA players joining + more.

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Angie Martinez

Angie Martinez

Angie Martinez is recognized as one of the most influential personalities in popular culture and multi-media. Originally known as “The Voice of New York,” Angie’s nearly 20 years of on-air hosting experience has led her to become the media... Read more

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