On April 26, 2021 Toei celebrated the 32nd birthday of the Dragon Ball anime, the Shonen masterpiece that has delighted generations of fans. On the occasion of the anniversary, the best wishes came from an extraordinary fan, the main character of Straight Outta Compton O’Shea Jackson Jr..

“”Thank you Akira Toriyama“reads the tweet of the American actor and rapper”Your work changed my life. Goku made me a better person, he taught me to smile in the worst moments and always do my bestregardless of my limitations“A beautiful homage to one of the most important entertainment works of all time, which once again shows the great love that Western audiences have for Dragon Ball.

O’Shea Jackson Jr. is the son of the rapper Ice Cube, who is best known for his appearances in Just Outta Compton is Ingrid goes west (Ingrid goes west). The actor, born in 1991, also began a parallel career as a rapper, taking part in his father’s album I am the West and releasing his first mixtape in 2012 under the pseudonym OMG.

Dragon Ball Z was heavily criticized in the 90s for the scenes of violence and excessive sexualization of some characters. Today the anime is a cultand it’s interesting to discover how he managed to influence the lives of many successful young artists and athletes. For example, you will remember the words of Ronda Rousey, the nice tribute to rapper Snoop Dogg and many other quotes from the world of entertainment.

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