Ice Cube Resolves “It Was A Good Day” Theories

Specific day or not?

Ice Cube will perform at the U92 Throwback Jam, February 16, and it’s easy to believe he’ll perform his classic song “It Was a Good Day.”

A while back a few fan theories broke down the song lyrics and tried to pinpoint just exactly which date in mind Cube was talking about. These blogs were posted year ago, however, there’s a good chance many of you never saw the different theories.

For a refresher on the song/lyrics, watch the video below.

In the song, Cube drops a handful of clues, including the fact that the Lakers beat the SuperSonics, there was no smog, and beepers were in use.

One blogger believed to have pinpointed the exact day Cube was referencing. That blog decided the date was January 20, 1992.

One week later, a second blogger analyzed the original blog and noticed the initial timeline of beeper availability was off, as was the series of events that led to Cube moving out of his mom’s house. The new date in mind was November 30, 1988.

Both dates are really solid detective work, but the only way to know the exact date that Cube was referencing was to straight up ask him.

During an interview with the Huffington Post, Cube declared that the date was fictional. In fact, there was no exact date he had in mind and that “It’s basically my interpretation of what a great day would be. Do you know what I’m saying? So, you know, it’s a little of this and a little of that. I don’t think you can pinpoint the day.”

He did note, however, that he probably had good days on both of the dates suggested.

I think he was really just predicting the date of February 16, 2019, for the U92 Throwback Jam.



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