Ice Cube is bringing back an old favorite, “Hollywood Squares,” except he’s putting a twist on it and renaming it “Hip Hop Squares,” according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The original program ran for four decades and featured celebrity guests in a tic-tac-toe style game show.
The N.W.A rapper is partnering with VH1, which has ordered 20 episodes of “Hip Hop Squares.” Ice Cube is to executive produce the show with featured guests slated to include rappers, comedians and other entertainment stars.
Ice Cube is coming off his appearance in Barbershop: The Next Cut and the success of the N.W.A biopoic Straight Outta Compton, which he executive produced with Dr. Dre and Eazy-E’s widow, Tomica Woods-Wright. The group was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April.
He is set to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame as a member of the Class of 2017.