How Did Ice Cube Transition From Gangsta Rap To Comedy?

How Did Ice Cube Transition From Gangsta Rap To Comedy?

Back in the late ‘80s, Ice Cube was known as one of the founding members of the controversial rap group, N.W.A., so how did he transition from that into film comedies? Plus, who does he credit with giving him his big break in movies? Also, what was the first rap song that really hit a chord with him?