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Posts Tagged ‘Ice Cube’

Ice Cube Leaves Rap Fans Disappointed

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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In The Trades: Playas, Games, Stars

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ABC believes in the power of celebrity and cash to do good, having signed Ice Cube for Good in the Hood, a reality pilot, in which a reformed gang member, drug dealer or robber agrees to help someone in similar circumstances (a relative, friend or even a stranger) turn their lives around. Expect some not-quite-reformed folks to slip through casting.

ESPN will broadcast the USA Rock Paper Scissors League championship. Cuz it’s a sport, not a game.

CBS plans a summer of love for children, with Why Listen, an hourlong special in which six well-known entertainers visit disadvantaged children in China, India, Africa and other locales. However, the kids won’t be coming home with any stars. There’s also a 2 hour awareness and funds raiser, the Listen Charity Campaign.

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The success of 300 heartens those who’d make a movie from Who Watches the Watchmen, a 1986 miniseries based on a graphic novel. Zack Snyder has been developing the film, and a test image was snuck into a DVD trailer for 300.

Marti Noxon has been promoted to Executive Producer at Grey’s Anatomy.

ABC is supposed to be thisclose to picking up a new sitcom from Darren Star. Literary Superstar gives us Jenna Elfman as a book publicist who works tirelessly for her authors. Hi-jinks ensue.