Ice Cube

Rapper, actor
Photograph courtesy Flickr/Elvolo

When I traveled as a youngster to Australia and New Zealand, I saw slums, and I thought, We live in ghettos, but what they are dealing with here is ten times worse. That was in ’92, ’93. It made me appreciate the new L.A. You look at other people’s situations and you realize, I don’t have it that bad. » Ice Cube, 41, was born O’Shea Jackson in South-Central Los Angeles.