Ice Cube is an American rapper, actor and producer. He began his career as a member of the gangsta rap group N.W.A, before becoming a solo artist in 1991.
Ice Cube has been nominated for six Grammy Awards and has won three, including Best Rap Solo Performance for “It Was A Good Day” in 1993 and Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group (shared with Dr. Dre) for “Natural Born Killaz” in 1995.
He starred as the title character in the 1990 film “Boyz n the Hood”. His role as Detective David Palmer in the television series “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” earned him two Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series from 2002 to 2004