A few years ago hip-hop nerds created a flow chart of Ice Cube’s classic song, “It Was A Good Day.”

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Now one music fan has taken it one step further and figured out–based on the clues given in the song–the EXACT DATE that Ice Cube’s Good Day took place.

The genius who runs the  MurkAvenue Tumblr deciphered the dates, quotes and basketball schedules mentioned in the song to pin point which day in the 90s was Ice Cube’s Good Day. It’s all in fun of course but a great piece of detective work…


“went to short dogs house,

they was watching Yo MTV


Yo MTV RAPS first aired:

Aug 6th 1988


Ice Cubes single “today was a good day” released on:

Feb 23 1993


”The Lakers beat the Super


Dates between Yo MTV Raps air date AUGUST 6 1988 and the release of the single FEBRUARY 23 1993 where the Lakers beat the Super Sonics:

Nov 11 1988    114-103

Nov 30 1988    110-106

Apr    4 1989    115-97

Apr  23 1989    121-117

Jan  17 1990    100-90

Feb  28 1990    112-107

Mar  25 1990    116-94

Apr  17  1990    102-101

Jan  18  1991    105-96

Mar  24  1991    113-96

Apr  21  1991    103-100

Jan  20  1992    116-110


Dates of those Laker wins over SuperSonics where it was a clear day with no Smog:

Nov 30 1988

Apr   4  1989

Jan 18  1991

Jan 20  1992

So out of those four dates, which was it? CLICK HERE FOR THE ANSWER!

Funny enough, I had just been wondering which member of the New York Knicks Biggie Smalls would have hypothetically robbed on the fictional “A Story To Tell” from Life After Death. And when. I’ll share my findings on March 9th.


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