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Fast Facts

  • Made a name for himself in the late 1980s as part of the Los Angeles-based rap group N.W.A.
  • Broke into movies playing Doughboy in the 1991 film Boyz N the Hood.
  • Wrote the screenplay for the cult hit Friday (1995).
  • Has sold more than 10 million albums as a solo artist since leaving N.W.A., beginning with 1990's AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted.
  • Launched his own clothing line, SOLO by Cube, in 2011.
  • Heads his own production company called Cube Vision.
  • Cousin of rapper Del tha Funkee Homosapien.


  • 2016, Producers Guild Awards — Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures: Nominee


  • Del tha Funkee Homosapien — Cousin
  • Hosea Jackson — Father
  • Doris Jackson — Mother
  • Kareema Jackson — Daughter
  • Kim Jackson — Wife
  • O'Shea Jackson Jr. — Son
  • Darryl Jackson — Son
  • Shareef Jackson — Son


  • Attended Phoenix Institute of Technology, Phoenix, AZ

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  • Birth Name: O'Shea Jackson
  • Birth Place: Los Angeles, CA
  • Profession: Rapper, Actor, Screenwriter, Director, Producer

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