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Ice Cube reflects on the 25 years since the release of 'Death Certificate'

Ice Cube reflects on the 25 years since the release of 'Death Certificate'

25 years later, Ice Cube reflects on the backlash, legacy of 'Death Certificate'

By Gerrick D. Kennedy

June 30, 2017

Ice Cube at his home in Santa Monica, California on December 10, 1991. (Paul Natkin / Archive Photos)

When George Holliday was awakened by commotion outside his home shortly after midnight on March 2, 1991, he jumped from his bed, grabbed his Sony camcorder and pointed it toward the chaos happening 90 feet away from his living room window.

The scene was shocking: A man being viciously beaten by a group of police...

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