Voice-actor Shawn Fonteno, the voice of Franklin in Grand Theft Auto V, was a rapper back in the 90s named Solo who knocked out Ice Cube. TMZ reports:

"Fonteno used to rap under the name Solo — and back in the day, he appeared in the documentary Beef 2 describing a fight with Ice Cube, in which he claims he knocked out the rapper over a business dispute and stole his chain.
The story was huge back in the ’90s. The incident was a big part of the nasty feud between Cube and Cypress Hill, since Solo was tight with Cypress.
But now, Fonteno has grown up ... and this week in L.A., the voice actor told us he’s buried the hatchet with his former foe.
'We both hustlers homie, it is what is, you know what I’m sayin’?' Fonteno told us.
'He’s from South Central, I’m from South Central, that shit’s over with man.'"

How’s that for street cred? Fonteno also speaks briefly about his reaction to GTA V's unprecedented success and how he playing GTA Online. Must be nice, we still can’t get on!

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[Via The Superficial]