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Ice Cube – 23 Quotes

 

23 Quotes by Ice Cube

 

We’re in this entertainment business really to give the audience what they want.

– Ice Cube


When I was in N.W.A. and didn’t get paid all the money I was owed, that’s when the business side of showbiz hit me.

– Ice Cube


I remember wishing there was snow in L.A. And how jealous we used to get of those Christmas specials with kids playing in the snow.

– Ice Cube


There’s never really been a real hood Christmas movie.

– Ice Cube


I used to love to draw. I didn’t want to go to art class because I felt that would be too corny when I was young, but architectural drafting was the cool thing to do because there was more precision. It taught me a lot about building and structures and doorways and frames and windowsills.

– Ice Cube


Music is where I have the most creative freedom, but I love producing. To me, that’s kind of where all the action is. You get a chance to have your hands in every aspect of a film. From picking a director, sometimes picking a writer, to the actors, the wardrobe, set design, editing, music, and marketing.

– Ice Cube


Even though I have a nice house, nice family, the rest of my generation is still in South Central L.A. My cousins, my brothers, my sisters, they don’t wanna move out. They don’t want to and they don’t have the means to sustain it. That’s where my heart is and that’s what I think about all the time.

– Ice Cube


I really appreciate family. I really can’t imagine life without them!

– Ice Cube


South Central is just who I am. Even though I have a nice house, nice family, the rest of my generation is still in South Central L.A. My cousins, my brothers, my sisters, they don’t wanna move out.

– Ice Cube


The best thing I’ve done with my money is buy a house for my family. You wake up to a house you love and you feel like somebody.

– Ice Cube


I’m trying to cut down a little on eating, on sodium, keep my blood pressure down, which is tough. Because I love food! I do, but it’s unfair how everything that’s bad for you tastes so good, and all the good stuff, veggies and green things, doesn’t match up.

– Ice Cube


I love music. It’s freedom, a way to deal with pent-up frustration.

– Ice Cube


It’s funny how people who ain’t never been down there can think that America is so fair and that we should be alright. It’s funny that the people who have their foot on our neck are telling us, ‘Get up. What’s wrong with you?’

– Ice Cube


Our records, if you have a dark sense of humor, were funny, but our records weren’t about comedy. They were about protests, fantasy, confrontation and all that.

– Ice Cube


I am only 33, I’ve got a lot to do. This is the first half of my career. I’m looking forward to the future and I’m proud about the past.

– Ice Cube


I have great people, smart people that are around me and we love the challenge. I guess it’s like climbing a mountain or building a building. It’s a challenge but you love every challenge that it brings or presents itself.

– Ice Cube


The silver and black may have another home, but the Raiders will always belong to the people of Los Angeles.

– Ice Cube


I wake up at 5:30, 6 in the morning, but don’t head into the office right away. I like to hang out with my wife, talk about things, get some coffee, you know.

– Ice Cube


I was a very interested arts student, I was always into that part of school and when I got into high school I went into architectural drafting. It gave me an understanding of how to build things and it’s really helped me put things in perspective. With my music and my movies, to me it’s all art.

– Ice Cube


Truth is the ultimate power. When the truth comes around, all the lies have to run and hide.

– Ice Cube


Music has done a lot to enhance the emotions of sports. It’s played in arenas. Whenever there is footage cut together they’re always using music. And it goes together, you know.

– Ice Cube


Sports without music is just a game. Music makes it entertaining.

– Ice Cube


Sports without music, it’s nothing but a game. Music adds the emotion.

– Ice Cube


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