Written by Clement Oluwasegun
On June 12, 2017, US rapper and actor, Ice Cube was honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in California.
Giving thanks to his parents Doris Benjamin and Hosea Jackson for their support in his showbiz, he said:
“Thank you mama for always supporting whatever I wanted to do, whether you (were) with it or not, you said, ‘As long as it kept you off the street, you can do it.’ A lot of guys don’t have their fathers around, and if you want to make a man like this, stay around your sons. Stay around your kids”.
Family and celebrity friends present at the unveiling include John Singleton and rapper WC.
Ice Cube was ranked number 8 on MTV’s list of the 10 Greatest MCs of All Time.
In 2012, The Source ranked him number 14 on their list of the Top 50 Lyricists of All Time.
In 2014, About.com ranked him number 11 on their list of the “50 Greatest MCs of All Time.
Now, he is honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.