Supreme Reaction is understanding why this church is mad but as of now Ice Cube is upstanding and so are the rest of the folks on this list winning awards and even back then after NWA if you listen to Ice Cube he actually had a message in his Cd’s yea he was giving you the raw and the eyewitness but go look at his track list Predator , It Was A Good Day , Who Got The Camera ? , or the album Amerikkka that title says it all. I mean to be young gifted and black and full of emotion , at least he found a outlet music and thats what we should be looking at ….look how far he has come and matured . Ps most younger kids n teens dont even know about Ice Cubes earlier projects they only know him from the wholesome comedies . ” Everyone starts off somewhere in there beliefs but the ones who grow and change those are the leaders of tommorrow the movers and shakers the builders of dreams .
Ice Cube was named Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy for his role in the hit movie “Are We There Yet?”
Queens rap star-turned actor, LL Cool J was also honored during the evening, snagging the Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series for his role in the TV series “NCIS: Los Angeles.”
John Legend and The Roots won two awards for Outstanding Collaboration and Outstanding Album for their release Wake Up!, while Aaron McGruder’s controversial cartoon “The Boondocks” won Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series.
Other winners during the evening included Tyler Perry, whose film “For Colored Girls” won Best Film of 2010.
Samuel L. Jackson took home Outstanding Support Actor for “Mother and Child,” while Philly native Jill Scott and Idris Elba were named Outstanding Actress and Actor, respectively.
Ice Cube’s award could bring more controversy to the NAACP, which came under fire before the awards show by a Christian minister in Clinton, Maryland.
Reverend Delman Coates of Mt. Ennon Baptist Church also heads up the Enough is Enough Campaign for Corporate Responsibility in Entertainment.
He said he planned to organize a “crusade” against the civil-rights organization, for nominating a variety of rappers he deemed offensive.
“These are not images that any respectable civil rights organization or responsible American corporation should endorse,” Coates said. warning that the program would have “long term implications for the reputation of the NAACP and the corporate brands of the program’s sponsors.”
The 42nd NAACP Image Awards were hosted by Wayne Brady and Holly Robinson Peete and telecast on Fox.