Ice Cube in a Mellow Mood!

Ice Cube, The “Fist Fight” Interview, with Kam Williams, Boyz n the Hood, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

  Ice Cube    The “Fist Fight” Interview with Kam Williams Ice Cube in a Mellow Mood! Born O’Shea Jackson in Compton, California on June 15, 1969, Renaissance man Ice Cube is an actor, writer, producer, director, rapper, philanthropist and father. N.W.A., the rap group he co-founded with Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, MC Ren and DJ […]

Temperamental Teacher Challenges Nerdy Colleague to Duel in Kitchen Sink Comedy

Fist Fight, Film Review, by Kam Williams,Three O'Clock High, Ice Cube, Charlie Day, relentlessly-profane romp

  Fist Fight Film Review by Kam Williams Temperamental Teacher Challenges Nerdy Colleague to Duel in Kitchen Sink Comedy Do you remember how, when you were growing up, if a couple of classmates came to blows on the schoolyard, they would be quickly separated to the suggestion that they settle their differences off campus at […]

High-Octane Franchise Revived by the Return of Vin Diesel as the Title Character

xXx: Return of Xander Cage, Film Review, by Kam Williams, Vin Diesel, trademark titillation, Ice Cube, world domination

  xXx: Return of Xander Cage Film Review by Kam Williams High-Octane Franchise Revived by the Return of Vin Diesel as the Title Character When it was released back in 2002 , xXx grossed over a quarter-billion dollars worldwide in theaters alone. The visually-captivating espionage adventure starring Vin Diesel was reminiscent of James Bond, except […]

Chillin’ with Cube & Cole

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  Ice Cube and Deon Cole The “Barbershop: The Next Cut” Interview with Kam Williams Chillin’ with Cube & Cole Actor, writer, producer, director, rapper, father – :”reigning Renaissance king” could be a good term to describe the one and only Ice Cube. Coming of age in 1980s Los Angeles, Cube experienced the roiling stew […]

Calvin and Company Reunite for Sobering Sequel with a Social Conscience

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  Barbershop: The Next Cut Film Review by Kam Williams Calvin and Company Reunite for Sobering Sequel with a Social Conscience There’s been a big change at Calvin’s Barbershop since our last visit over a decade ago. The once-sacred male sanctuary has been converted to a unisex salon, and some feisty female employees have brought […]

DVD Revisits Rise and Fall of Groundbreaking Rap Group

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  Straight Outta Compton DVD Review by Kam Williams DVD Revisits Rise and Fall of Groundbreaking Rap Group Back in the Eighties, the CIA began orchestrating the introduction of crack-cocaine to African-American communities all across America, starting with the South Central L.A. By the middle of the decade, the epidemic had turned Compton into a […]

The Cube Root of 22

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Ice Cube The “22 Jump Street” Interview with Kam Williams The Cube Root of 22 As much as technology, business and society have changed since the Eighties, one thing has remained constant: Ice Cube has been a premier cultural watchdog, astutely commenting on, examining and detailing the breadth of the American experience in uncompromising terms […]