Ice Cube’s BIG3 basketball league will be the subject of an upcoming docuseries showcasing its origins and growth. The docuseries will be a collaboration between Ice Cube and Jesse Collins Entertainment.
According to a Deadline report, West Coast rap legend Ice Cube has a docuseries about his basketball league, BIG3, in the works.
In October 2022, the “It Was A Good Day” rapper officially became the owner of Big3, which is the first Black-owned professional sports league. BIG3, which was established in 2017, is a unique three-on-three basketball league that primarily features retired NBA players. BIG3 games are played on half courts across various NBA arenas throughout the country, providing fans with an exciting and nostalgic experience.
Now, Ice Cube, who is also set to star in the upcoming movie, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles : Mutant Mayhem will also star and produce the series via his company Cube Vision and will also team up with Jesse Collins Entertainment.
The upcoming docuseries by Ice Cube’s BIG3 will feature a dual-narrative, highlighting both the challenges the Mount Rushmore rapper faced while starting the league and the journey of teams competing to win the BIG3 championship. The series will also cover BIG3’s $1.2 billion lawsuit against Qatari investors.
Ice Cube has previously expressed his hope that BIG3 will uplift Black entrepreneurs as the league grows in popularity. However, the title and release date of the upcoming docuseries have not yet been announced.
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