Ice Cube has been pulling double duty in Hollywood -- rapping and acting -- for years. In his new flick, "Straight Outta Compton," he gets to combine both of his passions in one highly anticipated, high-profile project.
To celebrate his new movie, Ice Cube tells us what his five favorite movies starring rappers are. (Spoiler alert: he's in all of them.)
In 1988, a groundbreaking new group revolutionizes music and pop culture, changing and influencing hip-hop forever. N.W.A's first studio album, "Straight Outta Compton," stirs controversy with its brutally honest depiction of life in Southern Los Angeles. With guidance from veteran manager Jerry Heller, band members Ice Cube (O'Shea Jackson Jr.), Dr. Dre (Corey Hawkins), Eazy-E, DJ Yella and MC Ren navigate their way through the industry, acquiring fame, fortune and a place in history. Read More