Ice Cube - I Rep That West

Posted 6 years ago
Tags: Ice Cube , Club
Producer:
Jigg
Album:
I Am the West

You don’t see country singers arguing about who truly represents rural Oklahoma, but in hip-hop authenticity and geography are paramount. No one knows that better than legendary gangsta rap inventor turned family friendly movie star Ice Cube, whose now finds himself in a low simmering beef with the so-called New West movement about who truly can claim that, I Rep That West. While an appropriately slapping beat from producer Jigg bangs in the background, Cube vocals low rides the track, assuring newcomers that while he may also rep Are We There Yet, he’s still Cali for life. Since I also call the west coast home I feel justified in at least saying that this hook does not do the golden state proud, but otherwise, I feel like we’ve got a banger on our hands. Who disagrees? For more left coast hip-hop keep it locked for the release of Cube’s upcoming album I Am the West (notice a theme?) set to drop July 13.

Ice Cube Club

Written by
Posted 6 years ago
Get The PLUG app by DJBooth and get the best hip-hop writing and news delivered daily.

More from Ice Cube

Featured Video

Hip Hop News

Danny Brown “Atrocity Exhibition” 1 Listen Album Review

Danny Brown's "Atrocity Exhibition" brings one of the most unique voices and perspectives back to rap. Read More
Posted about 10 hours ago by Yoh

New Spotify Numbers Show Toronto Artists Are Running Music

Drake, Bieber and The Weeknd are putting the city on their back. Read More
Posted about 11 hours ago by Tara Mahadevan

Spread Love: How Hip-Hop is Teaching Us to Love Ourselves

A new generation of artists are attempting to teach self-love. Read More
Posted 13 hours ago by Brent Bradley

Mighty Unhealthy: Why Hip-Hop’s Wellness is an Alarming Issue

It’s time we take a serious look at the health habits of our culture. Read More
Posted 13 hours ago by Brent Bradley

Vic Mensa Has Become the Voice for Frustrated Black Youth

The buzzing Chicago emcee encourages the youth to vote as a compliment to his more political music. Read More
Posted 14 hours ago by Tara Mahadevan

Phonte’s Brutal Honesty About Chasing Dreams & Aging in Hip-Hop

One of hip-hop's most gracefully aging emcees opens up about getting older in this current youthful generation. Read More
Posted about 16 hours ago by Yoh
Sample Text - Sample Link
0:00
3:00
Shrink
Hide

TRENDING NOW



Flame

TOP 20 MUSIC CHARTS


Discover the best new songs, videos, and albums added to the Booth.