Ice Cube Gives Advice On 24 Years Of Marital Bliss.
O'Shea Jackson Sr. aka Ice Cube may look intense and intimidating, but under that tough guy persona is a devoted family man. In fact, the former N.W.A member and pioneer of gangster rap has been with the same woman, Kimberly Woodruff, for over 20 years.
Ice Cube married Kimberly on April 26, 1992. He revealed to the Today show in 2016 that the secret to his long marriage is his wife. "She's my backbone. Kim is my confidant," he gushed. "I wouldn't be here without her. Despite his success in music, television, and films, Ice Cube credits his wife with keeping him grounded.
Ice Cube may be known to new generations as the tough guy starring in action comedies.
Ice Cube is gangster rap royalty with controversial and thought provoking songs like "Straight Outta Compton," "F*** the Police," "Express Yourself," and "Black Korea," a song many saw as prophetic to the LA riots in 1992.
In 1992, Ice Cube went solo and started touring with Lollapalooza.
He left N.W.A after writing most of the material for the album Straight Outta Compton but only earned $32,000.
During the success of N.W.A and his solo career, Ice Cube was accused of inciting violence and hatred towards the police.
Recently, he became recognized as being the conscious voice for the black community in the United States.
Despite the backlash, Kim understood his message and remained by his side.
She may be the only person who knows the artist as well as himself.
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They were high school sweethearts at William Howard Taft High School in Woodland Hills, California.
"The first time we met, she wasn’t feeling me, she was NOT having it. She did not dig me. I think she was in a relationship, so she wasn’t having it," the rapper told InStyle magazine.
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