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The U.S. Department Of Justice Is Investigating The NBA For Antitrust Violations Against Ice Cube's Big3 League

An investigation into the NBA is underway after the organization allegedly targeted Ice Cube’s BIG3 league through antitrust violations.

Oct 24, 2023

Ice Cube Reveals Why Chris Tucker Turned Down $12M To Reprise His Role As Smokey In 'Next Friday'

In 1995, Chris Tucker starred alongside Ice Cube in the classic film, “Friday.” T he actor and comedian playing Smokey is one of his most widely known roles. However, he wasn’t a part of the film’s sequel, “Next Friday,” which was released five years after. Ice Cube has come forward to clear the air as to why Tucker didn’t return to the big screen as Smokey.

May 24, 2023

'I Think AI Is Demonic' — Ice Cube Threatens To Sue Anyone Who Uses His Voice To Make AI-Generated Music

Ice Cube has made it known that he’s not one of the artists to mess with when it comes to artificial intelligence (AI).

May 22, 2023

Ice Cube Reportedly Looking To Sell Several Big3 Teams To Outside Investors

Ice Cube’s BIG3 basketball league may be broadening its scope to include outside investors.

Feb 15, 2023

'I'm Not About To Pay For My Own Stuff' — Ice Cube Says Warner Bros. Won't Hand Him The Rights To The 'Friday' Franchise

Ice Cube wants to gain control of the “Friday” franchise, but he isn’t looking to use his own coins.

Dec 6, 2022

Ice Cube Reveals He's 'Never Charged Nobody Ever For A Feature' — Here's Why

Ice Cube appears to value relationships over almost everything.

Nov 23, 2022

Nick Young Claims That Sometimes Players Didn't Get Their Money In Ice Cube's BIG3 League

Former NBA player Nick Young is speaking out about his alleged experiences as a member of Ice Cube’s BIG3 league, VIBE reports. As previously reported by AfroTech, the league officially became certified as the first professional Black-owned sports league. The 3-on-3 league first debuted in 2017, thanks to Ice Cube and entertainment executive Jeff Kwatinetz. Over the years, it has incorporated technology to enhance the experience between both fans and their adored players.

Oct 26, 2022

Drake Shares That He Was Once Paid $100 For A Show, Tells Aspiring Artists To 'Keep Going'

Drake has proven to be one of the most successful artists of our generation, and quite frankly, he still keeps winning. However, like everyone else, his journey started somewhere.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by champagnepapi (@champagnepapi)

Oct 19, 2022

Exclusive: E-40 Reveals Snoop Dogg Inspired Hip-Hop Supergroup Mount Westmore To Drop Their Debut Album In The Metaverse

Standing on the Mount Rushmore hill of Hip-Hop are trailblazers E-40, Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, and Too Short.

Oct 18, 2022

Ice Cube Claims The NBA And ESPN Are 'Doing Everything In Their Powers' To Destroy His BIG3 Basketball League

Ice Cube’s BIG3 has been making noise as of late for being certified as the first professional Black-owned sports league.

Oct 17, 2022

Black-Owned Software Development Firm Fearless To Work With NFL In An Effort To Bolster Black-Owned Businesses

The NFL is working to bridge the wealth and racial gap by supporting Black-owned businesses.

Sep 8, 2022

Ice Cube's Contract With Black America Institute Partners With The NFL To Close Wealth Gap — 'I'm Glad The NFL Stepped Up'

Ice Cube is leading the forefront of change by joining forces with the National Football League (NFL).

Jun 30, 2022

Ice Cube's $160M Fortune Is Impressive, But His Role As A Husband And Father Of Four Is Priceless

Ice Cube has certainly come a long way from his time in the groundbreaking, and seminal, Hip-Hop group NWA. Now considered an “elder statesman” of the genre, the man born O’Shea Jackson has lived several lifetimes over the course of his illustrious career. He is said to be a pioneer of so-called “gangsta rap” to an acclaimed film and television producer — responsible for the hit “Barbershop” and “Friday” series of films, and television shows like “Are We There Yet,” per his IMDb page — to, now, an investor in several businesses, Ice Cube is a living, breathing legend. AfroTech has previously reported on Cube’s different investments, including his most recent sports investment in the Big3 basketball league. Plus, Snoop Dogg has a minority stake in the company. And this is to say nothing of his investments in cannabis, and his “Contract with Black America.” All told, this illustrious career has netted him a $160 million net worth, per Celebrity Net Worth. But throughout the evolution...