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Make A Date: Ice Cube

John Lewis, Metro, June 2008

THERE WAS ONCE a time when Ice Cube was actually considered a threat to civic order. Police would bust NWA shows. Op-ed columns in U.S. broadsheets would discuss the lyrics of 'Gangsta Gangsta' and 'F*** Tha Police', while his solo albums 'AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted' and 'Death Certificate' baited white liberal sensibilities.

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