"It Was a Good Day," Ice Cube: People usually think this is about: An epic 24 hours that took place in either November 1988 or January 1992. But it's really about: The dream of having a day without police harassment and gun violence. Ice Cube is such a talented storyteller that when he rhymed about a day in which he hooked up with a girl, watched some MTV, grubbed on Fatburger and didn't have to use his A.K., some apparently thought these were actual, sequential events. In 2012, the Internet took these theories to the next level and tried to deduce the actual day being referenced in the 1992 single. But as the artist himself has explained, "It Was A Good Day" is completely fictional -- which makes its lyrics that much more heartbreaking. In between the commentary on girls and fast food, Ice Cube makes pointed references to what a day would be like without gun violence and police harassment. "No helicopter looking for a murder ... Nobody I know got killed in South Central L.A ... Saw the police and they rolled right past me, no flexin'" -- in other words, "basically my interpretation of what a great day would be," Ice Cube has said.