Ice Cube Reminisces About How John Singleton Stalked Him into a Movie Career

  • Published on Aug 15, 2019
  • Ice Cube talks about celebrating BIG3's third season with his Ballout basketball festival and recalls how several run-ins with a then college-aged John Singleton led to Boyz n the Hood and long film career.
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    Ice Cube Reminisces About How John Singleton Stalked Him into a Movie Career
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Comments • 352

  • Young Izzy
    Young Izzy 8 days ago

    He dont gettin old wtf

  • Jason Jameus
    Jason Jameus 17 days ago

    Jimmy Fallon just has to get in that shot..... always needs to be front and centre......

  • Nasihat TV
    Nasihat TV 20 days ago +1

    the way how he is still dressed, shows how real this man is.

  • Leon Rodriguez
    Leon Rodriguez 20 days ago

    Cube is a hard mf on that mic . He rap cereal ingredients and ill buy that shit beta believe dat pimp

  • Tre M Unique
    Tre M Unique 24 days ago

    Cube’s still got it on the mic.👑💪🏾

  • DerekKnox1
    DerekKnox1 25 days ago

    Damn, let the guy perform.

  • In Trouble
    In Trouble 26 days ago

    I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE MY ICE CUBE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • J T
    J T 26 days ago

    I swear cube been wearing the same thing since 92. A real OG

    • J T
      J T 26 days ago +1

      And saving bands at the same time

    HAPPY CRAFTY CAT 27 days ago


  • aku_anka
    aku_anka 27 days ago

    His style rocks

  • moises martin
    moises martin 27 days ago

    What a legend

  • Brody White
    Brody White 27 days ago

    The John Singleton story is great!

  • ancelinaguillon
    ancelinaguillon 28 days ago

    Omg he has it and will never loose it. One of my favorite rappers. 👏👍❤

  • Scott Williams
    Scott Williams 28 days ago +1

    I wish freestyle battles still happened. The new cats would get blew out the water. They think the o.g's can't get'em but o' how wrong they are!

  • Luca Gattulli
    Luca Gattulli 28 days ago

    Ice Cube....WOW!

  • WhyNot 2012
    WhyNot 2012 28 days ago

    50 never look 👀 so good 😘

  • Deeq Adan
    Deeq Adan 29 days ago

    John Singleton RIP

  • Katasha Waller
    Katasha Waller 29 days ago

    Ice Cube is the big brother I’ve always wanted but never got

  • M3records
    M3records 29 days ago +1

    I still can't believe John Singleton is was too soon.

    MrZACATECANO100 29 days ago +1

    Legend , need another Album🤷🏽‍♂️

  • Matthew USA
    Matthew USA 29 days ago

    Searched OG on Google... ICE CUBE will always rise to the top!

  • Motorola5 Cellphone
    Motorola5 Cellphone Month ago +1

    I remember meeting him in the mall and my neighbor says ice cube is behind u and I said ya right and I turned around and ice cube is like what's up and I looked at said holy fuck it is you and his manager or guard starts laughing and ice cube says to his guard I like her and I was looking at cube like okay thank you and we took pics and helped him pic out chains for to wear at his concert that night

  • FantaTheRogue
    FantaTheRogue Month ago

    Cube is da GOAT !

  • Brian Outlaw
    Brian Outlaw Month ago +1

    “Baby that’s a big wave right there” ... she said “yeah” ... relationship goals

  • AND 1
    AND 1 Month ago

    The whole crowd never seen boys on the hood u could tell by the awkward silence

  • Grown Talk
    Grown Talk Month ago

    Fake gangster,imposter,acting was and is his life.literally

    • ツVnxiez
      ツVnxiez 29 days ago

      Grown Talk how is he fake the nigga grew up in a neighborhood you’ll never be able to experience

    THE VOICE Month ago


  • Christi Toliver
    Christi Toliver Month ago

    Great story.

  • Ben Ola
    Ben Ola Month ago

    He so cool and funny

  • Dylan Harris
    Dylan Harris Month ago

    Damn that rap was better then half the shit these days



  • Aditya
    Aditya Month ago +5

    It’s crazy how it worked out for Ice Cube.
    John Singleton is the guy that quoted “It’s Nice to be Important, but it’s more Important to be Nice”
    He was a nice Guy, Rest in Peace, John Singleton ❤️

  • Blaqrob _619
    Blaqrob _619 Month ago

    Almost had the oppurtunity to see him at a concert last year at the del mar race track concert but some idiot had to pull out a gun and they shut down the concert smdh. Hope I get another oppurtunity he's one of the greats!

  • Jose Ruiz
    Jose Ruiz Month ago

    we luv i cube

  • S T Egan
    S T Egan Month ago

    Anyone else feel like Fallon has been acting weird the past couple weeks??? It sounds like he’s bored and doesn’t wanna be there

  • Panther Punch
    Panther Punch Month ago

    “ Fuck the cemetery that I’m buried on. The spirit of Ice Cube gotta carry on.”
    -Ice Cube

  • Dj mixsir
    Dj mixsir Month ago

    Now that’s a real artist 100% real !!

  • light as a Feather
    light as a Feather Month ago +3

    50 but he still looks 30 😂 good for you!

  • 3nterprise Official

    Respect to John Singleton

  • Jay Boogie
    Jay Boogie Month ago +1

    cube got mad talking bout his age real talk

  • Steven Guatemoc
    Steven Guatemoc Month ago

    I guess we aren't getting the movie last Friday!

  • Matthew Diggs
    Matthew Diggs Month ago

    Jimmy Fallon always interrupting

  • Stefan moskwa
    Stefan moskwa Month ago

    A true legend

  • svpjef
    svpjef Month ago

    Jimmy Fallon is getting more and more annoying by the year. How can he mention Boyz in th hood and not mention Cuba and Fishburne?

  • Diane Smith
    Diane Smith Month ago

    50 looks GOOD on you!

  • skipjack johnson
    skipjack johnson Month ago

    All of my favorite rappers are turning 50 already. Im going to be in a nursing home bumpin to cube, snoop. And pac.

  • Jacqueline Brown
    Jacqueline Brown Month ago

    Cube 👍👍👍👍👍 I'm a huge fan... since NWA

  • Tony Montana
    Tony Montana Month ago

    U gotta love ice al though he doesn’t age lol

  • DrBraxy Gilkey
    DrBraxy Gilkey Month ago +21

    Ice Cube is 50. We are the same age almost (I'll be 50 in two weeks).
    I think it is safe to say Black Don't Crack. :o)

  • Timothy Lawson
    Timothy Lawson Month ago

    Black is beautiful, and that's a fact, we just got it like that.

  • julio frias
    julio frias Month ago

    What kind of dance was that at the end jimmy lmao

  • Kim Jackson
    Kim Jackson Month ago

    This man is one of a kind....

  • Clash of titans2017

    Today was a good day!!!💯✌😎

  • Big Dogg
    Big Dogg Month ago +1

    CUBE!! 👊🏽

  • three frogs
    three frogs Month ago

    dangerous ground ;)

  • three frogs
    three frogs Month ago

    ive got your boy right here


    Ice cube doesn't age man!

  • Cold Cody
    Cold Cody Month ago

    Dont ever interrupt cube during a performance Jimmy

  • Evalina Torres
    Evalina Torres Month ago +1

    Raiderrrrrrrrrrrrrs !!! 🖤

  • Anonymous Lee
    Anonymous Lee Month ago

    I love cube...yah yah!!