I AM THE WEST

Wed, Feb 24, 2010 at 7:07 AM By: Ice Cube

I AM THE WEST...is the name of my new record. After completing about 65% of my music, this is the perfect title. This shit is cocky, no apologies, West Coast gangsta shit. I can't help it. That's what I do. June seems too tight for a release, but July is very doable. We'll see how things go. Now that I have my title, I can work on the concept of my photoshoot and artwork. I want to provide early merch before the drop date.

For 7 or 8 years now the West Coast has been trying to do music that appeals to the South and Mid-West. The words, "too West Coast" would be heard throughout the industry whenever our music was played. Even by our own dj's. Left coast MC's were now trying to change their sound to cater to all the followers. We lost our way. Thank God for b-boys like Snoop, The Game & WC for keeping the West alive, but we were all guilty of over reaching. No more. At least not from me. I do it how I feel it; not how I think it should be done. Radio fucked us up. I hate the politics at radio. I don't know who to pay to get my shit played. Having a hot song is not enough. Ridiculous.

I AM THE WEST. It's coming....

Keep It Gangsta
Ice Cube

  1. Billooh avatar

    On Thu, Apr 15, 2010 at 1:28 AM, Billooh said:

    Lookin forward for this Cube.........

    THATS REAL... CUBE STARTED THIS GANGSTA SHIT......

    "I AM THE WEST"... July 13!

  2. Niecey avatar

    On Mon, Apr 12, 2010 at 8:45 PM, Niecey said:

    See you in the D when you get here!

  3. cube´s_fan avatar

    On Mon, Apr 12, 2010 at 11:01 AM, cube´s_fan said:

    I´m so happy to hear new music from him soon

  4. c-town rep rep avatar

    On Mon, Apr 12, 2010 at 5:01 AM, c-town rep rep said:

    this wat i been waiting for!! a new ice cube album!!

  5. OmadOne avatar

    On Mon, Apr 12, 2010 at 12:43 AM, OmadOne said:

    Cube I Am The West put the ogz on there dub c,jayo ,king tee nwa niggaz, keep it west cuz everyone bit yall shit & tryin to act like the og

  6. rabseye avatar

    On Sun, Apr 11, 2010 at 4:53 PM, rabseye said:

    good to see you doing it independantly keep rap the way it used to be before these faggot wannabees came through
    wipe them off the planet with another dope record

  7. joxter26 avatar

    On Sat, Apr 10, 2010 at 8:04 PM, joxter26 said:

    yo Ice Cube the West Coast will always be alive no matter what the radio stations say we started this gangsta shit and thats the motherfucking thanks we get I'm just saying that we will never let the west coast die it will live for ever. WEST COAST FOR LIFE!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  8. ChrisRod805 avatar

    On Sat, Apr 10, 2010 at 3:59 PM, ChrisRod805 said:

    Haha hard ass album name Cube... Keep it Gutter

  9. Saint Cory avatar

    On Fri, Apr 9, 2010 at 5:38 PM, Saint Cory said:

    Dude. After a long Hiatus from rap music listening it was the Bow Down album that put me back into love of rap again and I started into your shit solo and not and its not come out of my car or off my ipod in any capacity.
    Thank you

  10. Teddy R. avatar

    On Fri, Apr 9, 2010 at 11:07 AM, Teddy R. said:

    I'v been waitin a long time for this I mena this album gonna be dope and raw better than raw footage and any other rapper.

    - Teddy

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