'I Am the West' will not be released as scheduled this summer because he missed his turn-in date while working on it.
Rap icon Ice Cube has been forced to delay the release of his new album due to paperwork issues with the disc's producers. The former N.W.A. legend's first CD in two years, "I Am the West", was originally due for release this summer but the project has now been pushed back after missing the deadline for submission.
He explains, "I've been working my a** off trying to get it done for you but I ran out of time. The music is right but the paperwork isn't and since I'm working with a few new producers the contracts are taking a little longer than usual, so I missed my turn-in date."
Ice Cube has yet to announce a new release date but reports suggest the disc will hit music retailers at the end of September.