36 Ice Cube Quotes From The Hilarious Rapper And Actor

These quotes by rapper-actor will surely motivate you to make it big.
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Ice Cube is an American rapper, actor, and filmmaker.

Ice Cube, or O’Shea Jackson, Sr., was born on 15 June 1969. He gained his acclaim and launched a solo yet controversial career by being a member of the seminal gangsta rap group N.W.A.

These specially curated quotes include the best Ice Cube quotes. As an actor in Hollywood and a rapper Ice Cube has an inspirational career in which he's been a part of amazing Hollywood flicks like the epic comedy series '21  Jump Street' and '22 Jump Street' or be it the action flick 'XXX: State Of The Union' while simultaneously having a career as a rapper. These will also include Ice Cube quotes about love, Ice Cube quotes about being real, famous Ice Cube quotes, Ice Cube quotes from songs, Ice Cube quotes about being life-like, Ice Cube quotes from 'Law and Order', and also '21 Jump Street'' Ice Cube quotes.

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Funny Ice Cube Quotes

Ice Cube inspires budding comics.

The moment one hears Ice Cube's name they think of his comic performances. Here are some quotes from the hip hop icon to help you have a good day.

1. “I know kids cuss...I tell my kids, ‘Don’t do it in earshot of any adults, or you’re in trouble.'”

– Ice Cube.

2. “I go light on breakfast. Sometimes it's a yogurt, but a lot of times its leftovers from one of my wife's dinners.”

- Ice Cube.

3. “I've done movies for certain reasons”

- Ice Cube.

4. "My gaming time done got so short that my skills ain't where they need to be to be online."

- Ice Cube.

5. “You can do anything in the world if you say 'Hey man, don't blame me, the devil made me do it.'”

- Ice Cube.

Ice Cube Quotes About Being Yourself

These Ice Cube quotes will make you feel good.

6. “If you love what you do, and you believe in your talent, there’s nothing better than breaking through.”

- Ice Cube.

7. “You better check yourself before you wreck yourself.”

- Ice Cube.

8. “I know that there are obstacles; I know that there are hills to climb, I know there were people before me that made my journey easier and there are people behind me that I have made the journey easier for.”

- Ice Cube.

9. “I was ready to get out of the box and play something a little different than what everybody has seen.”

- Ice Cube.

10. "People associate clothes with actual behavior... It's not the clothes. It's always the people."

- Ice Cube.

11. "I think, to me, reality is better than being fake."

- Ice Cube.

Ice Cube Quotes From The Movies And The Music Industry

Being a rapper and an actor at the Hollywood Ice Cube produced many hip-hop numbers.

Here are some Ice Cube quotes from 'All About The Benjamins' and several other quotes about the movie and music industry.

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

– Ice Cube.

13. “ 'Boyz-n-the-Hood' was actually supposed to be written for Eazy's group. He had a group out in New York called Home Boys Only, HBO ... So when I wrote it, it was too West Coast for them.”

- Ice Cube.  

14. “There's a whole lotta money out there. All I gotta do is put my name on it.”

- Buccum, ‘All About The Benjamins’.

15. "Now I believe you about the missing wallet, but the lotto, Uh-uh."

- Buccum, ‘All About The Benjamins’.

16. “Reggie, I love you. But I gotta take you in!”

- Buccum, ‘All About The Benjamins’.

17. “Drink some coffee, put some gangsta rap on, and handle it.”

- Ice Cube.

18. "If you think about stuff that happened when you were young, it stays with you forever.”

– Ice Cube.

19. “Usually people who attack the rap are people who aren't even fans.”

- Ice Cube.

Ice Cube Quotes About Life and Family

Ice Cube loves his family more than anything in this world. Don't we all?

20. "I have a really beautiful life right now, so there is no reason to be hostile."

- Ice Cube.

21. "I’m a husband, a father and a man who tries to do the right thing in life and in my work."

- Ice Cube.

22. “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.

23. "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.

24. “I really appreciate family. I really can't imagine life without them!”

- Ice Cube.

Inspirational Ice Cube Quotes

These inspirational quotes by Ice Cube will motivate you to achieve your goal.

25. “The moral is that a career can be gone in an instant. And all you have in this world are the people you love.”

– Ice Cube.

26. “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.

27. “Everybody that wants to be successful should always be careful of what you wish for. A lot of artists and entertainers want to put the genie back in the bottle and wish they could go back to being what they were.”

- Ice Cube.

28. “I think reading is important in any form. I think a person who’s trying to learn to like reading should start off reading about a topic they are interested in, or a person they are interested in.”

– Ice Cube.

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

- Ice Cube.

30. "Don't worry about being a star, worry about doing good work, and all that will come to you."

- Ice Cube.

31. “The worst thing you can do about a situation is nothing.”

– Ice Cube.

32. “We're in this entertainment business really to give the audience what they want."

- Ice Cube.

33. “Stay creative. And just because somebody starts to pay you, that doesn’t mean all your creativity goes to that, and you don’t save none for yourself to be able to do other, bigger and better things and still follow your dreams even if you start off inside of a box.”

- Ice Cube.

34. “There’s a lot of potential that goes unused in places like South Central L.A., a lot of brilliant, smart people who just don’t have that chance to show it.”

- Ice Cube.

35. “I've never really taken myself too serious. That's everybody else, listening to the music or whatever. I've always said what I've felt, said what I thought was right, but I've always had a comedic bone.”

- Ice Cube.

36. “For me, rappers and dancers are poets and artists and often times the most interesting performances are given by them.”

- Ice Cube.

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