On the latest episode of the Rex Chapman Show with Josh Hopkins, the guys are joined by Ice Cube. The legendary rapper and actor discusses the success of BIG3 Basketball, now in the middle of its fifth season, while looking back on his rap career. All these years later, Cube explains the message behind his music and why he still enjoys making it to this day.
6:10: It's been 34 years since "Straight Outta Compton" came out, putting a lens on police misconduct. Today, it remains an issue that Cube is working on.
15:10: How did Ice Cube figure out his style, balancing between sharing his reality while trying to make hit records that could reach people outside of the hood?
19:00: Based on his success as a musician, Ice Cube spoke about what interested him in pursuing a film career and the influence John Singleton had on him.
26:00: How did Cube become such a giant sports fan?
28:00: Now in its fifth season, Ice Cube describes the formula for the BIG3's success, and how it has grown in popularity.
34:30: Ice Cube is excited for his Raiders this year, but it'll be a gauntlet getting through the AFC, including the Chiefs, Chargers and Broncos right there in the division.
36:00: Cube says that the Lakers' 2022-23 season will have to be better than last year. This team will be hungrier after the disappointing finish and if they run it back with the same group, the Lakers will still be competing for an NBA Championship.