In a recent interview with Filmcritic, rapper
turned director/actor/producer Ice Cube
said that he was putting music on the back burner for movies. Cube, who's company
Cubevision is preparing to release All About The Benjamin, broke down the Hollywood
game. "In Hollywood, you can become a guy who's just waiting for the phone
to ring all the time. It's never how I've done it, never how I've handled my
career. I wanted to have a company that was dedicated to putting together things
that I'm interested in. Not only on an acting level, but on a producer level...
Cube explained that his career hasn't permitted
him to focus on music lately. "Music, in a way, is on the back burner,"
he said. "Right now it's easy because I ain't doing no music. I'm just
All About The Benjamin's is a comedy starring
Ice Cube as a bounty hunter named Bucum Jackson. The plot centers around stolen
diamonds and a lost lottery ticket worth millions.