Ice Cube smiles as he arrives ahead of the ‘Ride Along 2’ premiere in Melbourne, Australia in 2016. The rapper turned actor just got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Photo: Graham Denholm/Getty Images
Photo: Graham Denholm/Getty Images

Ice Cube honored with star on Hollywood Walk of Fame at star-studded ceremony

At a star-studded ceremony at the iconic landmark in Los Angeles on Monday, Ice Cube was surrounded by family and friends as he accepted the honor.

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His N.W.A. band mates Dr. Dre, DJ Yella and MC Ren, and musicians Big Boi and Russell Simmons, actor Martin Lawrence and “Boyz N the Hood” director John Singleton, to name a few, all gathered for the ceremony, according to

Ice Cube, 47, thanked his family and his wife of 25 years, Kim.

“She’s been everything to me, from a home girl to a muse to a wife to a confidante,” he said.

“She’s been a great mother to my kids and a great inspiration to the family,” Ice Cube added.

He also thanked his fans, tweeting before the ceremony “If it wasn’t for you, I wouldn’t be getting a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.”

People reported Monday was declared Ice Cube Day in Hollywood before the rapper’s star was unveiled.

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