Ice Cube sat down with Juan Epstein (Cipha Sounds and Rosenberg) recently and literally talks about everything from his break up with NWA to solo career. Cube talks about why AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted is his favorite solo project. Explaining that it was a shock to everyone to see a West Coast rapper have his entire album produced by an East Coast production crew (Bomb Squad).
Cube also talks about ghost writing for Eazy E early on, his “No Vaseline” diss, Eazy’s death, the upcoming NWA movie, Jerry Heller, the movie Boyz N The Hood, beef with Common, his upcoming album Everything’s Corrupt and more.
The West Coast rapper also said that his upcoming album is 65% finished.
Cube hit the stage at Irving Plaza in New York and after the show, Ice Cube conducted an interview with Duck Down Visuals for Red Bull U.S.A.
During the interview, Ice Cube divulged some information regarding Everything’s Corrupt.
“It’ll be out next year, you know, it’s hardcore Hip-Hop. It’s street knowledge, it’s talking about what’s going on in the hood, but it’s talking about what’s going on in the political arena”, Ice Cube revealed. “It’s what I always try to give. Much more than just rhyming.”
In related news, Ice Cube discussed the progress of “Last Friday”, which is in pre-production. Although Ice Cube didn’t discuss Chris Tucker’s possible involvement, he confirmed that the movie is in the works.
Ice Cube is meeting with New Line Cinema, the company that bankrolled the original “Friday” franchise of movies that have grossed over $150 million dollars since their theatrical releases.
“The script is almost finished, I got a meeting with New Line on Monday or Tuesday, to talk about the next steps”, Ice Cube said. “You gotta get that script tight before you can take the next step.”