Ice Cube: Straight Outta Redmond

For a guy who once rapped that it was a good day when he didn’t have to use his AK, Ice Cube’s life seems to have gotten easier. Cube has traded bullets for codecs as he’s now an apparent pitchman for Microsoft’s Silverlight video technology.

Video: Ice Cube's goes live with Microsoft Silverlight

Who knew Cube was so against Flash? According to the embarrassingly staged completely natural testimonial, Silverlight was essential to promoting building their UVNTV broadband network. To Cube’s point, if Microsoft’s willing to pay, that would definitely be a good day.