Donovan Strain turned the rap world upside down in January when he¬†dissected Ice Cube‘s “It Was a Good Day” single from 1993. After extensive research, Strain determined Cube’s good day was January 20, 1992 when:

  • Yo! MTV Raps aired
  • It was a clear and smogless day in Los Angeles
  • Beepers were commercially sold
  • The Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Seattle SuperSonics
  • And Ice Cube had no events to attend

Another blogger with too much time on his hands claimed Strain’s theory was incorrect and the good day was actually November 30, 1988.

Mike Ryan of The Huffington Post sat down with Cube and finally got some clarity straight from the rapper:

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