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Straight outta Linux: Cloud tech conference KubeCon will feature hip-hop star at ‘Ice Cube-Con’

December 10, 2018 / KURT SCHLOSSER

Will Tuesday be a good day? It will be for those attending KubeCon + CloudNativeCon in Seattle this week if they’re fans of the legendary rapper Ice Cube.The cloud-computing startup Mesosphere is taking tech conference musical guests to a fun new level by presenting a side event Tuesday night called Ice Cube-Con. A website dedicated to the performance even reads “Straight Outta KubeCon” in a nod to NWA’s 1988 debut album “Straight Outta Compton.”The afterparty at The Showbox Market in downtown Seattle will feature drinks, food and dancing, with doors at 6:30 p.m. and Ice Cube expected on at 8 p.m. The conference — which is a flagship event for the Cloud Native Computing Foundation — is sold out.