The Curling Arena In Sochi Is Literally Called The “Ice Cube Curling Center”

All Sochi curling is an inadvertent tribute to one of America’s foremost artists.

1. Curling competition during the Sochi Olympics is being held at the Ice Cube Curling Center.

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2. Wait…what?!?

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3. Yes.

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4. Olympic curling competition is occurring at an arena named after* the NWA, “It Was A Good Day,” Friday, and Barbershop star.

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*accidentally named after

5. Just waking up in the morning gotta thank God / I dunno but this curling center seems kind of odd / no barking from the dog / no smog / and momma cooked breakfast with A CURLING CENTER NAMED AFTER ICE CUBE

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6. Sochi’s most wanted.

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