Ice Cube ‘The Predator’ 25th Anniversary

Release date: 17th November 1992

Label: Priority / EMI

Producers: Ice Cube, DJ Pooh, Sir Jinx, Torcha Chamba, DJ Muggs

Profile (courtesy of Wikipedia):

“The Predator is the third studio album by Ice Cube. Released within months of the 1992 Los Angeles riots, many songs comment on the racial tensions. The title is in part reference to the movie Predator 2, and the album itself includes samples from the film. Though not Ice Cube’s most critically successful album, The Predator is his most commercially successful, reaching 2x platinum status in the United States, also containing his most successful single, “It Was a Good Day.” The Predator is his only number one album on the Billboard 200 to date, selling 193,000 copies in its first week. As of 2008 it has sold over 2 million copies in the USA, according to Nielsen Soundscan.”

Additional info:

- The album comes in at #13 in Ego Trip’s Top 25 Rap Albums of 1992.

- Listen to samples used in the making of the album on WhoSampled.

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