Ice Cube’s Ride Along film earned $14.4 million in its first day of release yesterday (January 17) and is expected to earn about $40 million during the four-day weekend, reports.

Ride Along, which also stars Kevin Hart, is expected to be the #1 movie at the box office this weekend,’s story says. 

If Ride Along hits $40 million during the Martin Luther King Day holiday weekend, it would be the second-highest opening film during the holiday, after 2008’s Cloverfield, which opened with $46.1 million.

Ice Cube’s next album, Everythangs Corrupt, is slated for a May 13 release.

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