352. Ice Cube

352. Ice Cube
The first to achieve success upon leaving N.W.A., the first few solo albums of Ice Cube featured the same level of controversy he was accustomed to with his former group.  As much as he was criticized for apparent racist and misogynistic rhymes, he was equally applauded for his social awareness.  For Cube’s solo career to get into the Hall it would have to be on the strength of his early work as his later work was weaker and largely diluted by his diversion to a successful acting career. The Bullet Points: Eligible Since: The 2015 Vote Country of Origin: U.S.A. (Los Angeles, CA) NIHOF’s Favorite Album: AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted (1990) NIHOF’s Favorite Song: It Was A Good Day (From The Predator, 1992){acepolls 657}

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