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Ice Cube recorded his debut solo album in New York City. AmeriKKKa's
Most Wanted was released in 1990 and was an instant hit, riding and
contributing to the rising tide of rap's popularity in mainstream
society. The film Boyz N the Hood was released soon after his debut solo
album and turned Ice Cube into a Hollywood star, as he garnered critical
praise for his role as "Doughboy".
Ice Cube released The Predator in November (1992), a vibrant
collection of cuts that were created amidst the L.A. uprising of the
early '90s. The Predator debuted at #1 on both the pop and R&B charts,
the first album in history to do so.
In 1995, Ice Cube had some breakthrough film roles, in the hit comedy
Friday, starring alongside comedian Chris Tucker, and his second film
with John Singleton, Higher Learning. Friday was a success and spawned
two sequels. Critically they were some of Ice Cube's best films, and he
earned a few award nominations for "Higher Learning". In 2002, Ice Cube
starred in the critically acclaimed movie, Barbershop, as well as its
2004 sequel Barbershop 2: Back in Business.