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Happy 53rd Birthday to Hip Hop Pioneer LL Cool J!

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James Todd Smith, a.k.a. LL Cool J, nickname “Ladies Love Cool James”; born on Long Island, New York, January 14, 1968. LL Cool J signed to pioneer Hip Hop label Def Jam Records in 1984. His career took off with classic hits, included on albums like: Bigger and Deffer, Walking with a Panther, Mama Said […]

LL COOL J Drops Limited T-Shirt to Celebrate Expansion of Rock The Bells

LL Cool J Responds to Indictments of Jam Master Jay's Killers: 'I’m Just Glad That They’re One Step Closer to a Conviction

LL Cool J has announced the expansion of his Rock The Bells brand and global community with a new multi-platform destination for celebrating, honoring, and preserving classic Hip-Hop through today’s mediums. RockTheBells.com will be the platform for Gen X and fans of Hip-Hop classics to have engagement with icons of the time. Rock The Bells […]

[WATCH] LL Cool J Says He’s Down For Verzuz Battle With Nas


With Swizz Beatz seemingly playing the role of Don King in the Verzuz world of battles of the hits, the matchups and the challenges keep on coming, but this potential Queens-boro battle between the generations might be something of a legend. While on IG Live with Swizz, rap icon LL Cool J was asked about […]

Spotify Creates Two Playlists Inspired by ‘The Last Dance’


During the run of The Last Dance, fans have enjoyed how the music of the docuseries has been perfectly crafted. In response, Spotify has launched two curated playlists in partnership with ESPN and Netflix for you to enjoy the sounds even when the series concludes each Sunday. The Last Dance official playlist brings music from […]

Offset to Make Acting Debut on ‘NCIS: Los Angeles’

Offset to Make Acting Debut on 'NCIS: Los Angeles'

Offset can now add ‘actor’ to his growing resume because the rapper is set to make an appearance on NCIS: Los Angeles this weekend. The episode is titled “Alsiyadun” and the Migos rapper will portray Kadri Kashan Khan, “an undercover CIA Officer working for years in the Sinai Peninsula to embed himself with the local […]

[WATCH] LL Cool J Says He Stopped Kobe Bryant From Making a Gangsta Rap Album

LL Cool J Responds to Indictments of Jam Master Jay's Killers: 'I’m Just Glad That They’re One Step Closer to a Conviction

During and after the emotional memorial of basketball icon Kobe Bryant, many fans and notables have spoken publicly about their memories of the NBA star, but none have a memory of the “Mamba” quite like rap ver LL Cool J. In an exclusive interview with Entertainment Tonight, the “Mama Said Knock You Out” emcee talked […]

LL COOL J Debuts Rock the Bells Collection

LL Cool J Debuts Rock the Bells Collection

LL COOL J’s Rock The Bells brand is dropping a limited-edition merchandise collection, Rock The Bells Drop 1. Drop 1 consists of premium brand collaborations and exclusive Rock The Bells-designed products that combine classic and timeless Hip-Hop elements – Graffiti, DJs, Breaking, MCs and more –  through the lens of modern culture. The collection/Drop 1 […]

Is The Hip-Hop Community Due For A Classic Rap Ballad???

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Despite what people might say, rap music has more than one frequency. It is not just boom bap, nor is it rat-a-tat-tat of gun spray. That’s there, no question. It is a landscape to celebrate your hood, your gang, your style and your name. But there are various levels of engagement that have evolved in […]

Comedian Byron Allen is a Partner in $9.6 Billion Sports Deal

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Comedian Byron Allen has quietly become one of the most successful entertainment moguls. As CEO of Entertainment Studios, his company owns cable networks such as Automotive.TV, Cars.TV, Comedy.TV, MyDestination.TV, Pets.TV, and Recipe.TV. Last year, Allen made history by purchasing the Weather Channel for 300 million dollars. He has made history yet again with the newly […]

Magic Johnson Joins Ice Cube to Bid on Disney’s Regional Sports Network


Ice Cube has announced that basketball legend Magic Johnson would be joining his team in an attempt to acquire 21 regional sports networks from the Walt Disney Company. Ice Cube made the announcement on social media via Twitter. Very happy to add Magic Johnson to our bidding group for Disney’s RSNs. pic.twitter.com/0MoaOdTfLt — Ice Cube […]

LL Cool J Files Lawsuit Against ‘Rock the Bells’ Festival

LL Cool J Files Lawsuit Against Rock the Bells Festival

LL Cool J filed a trademark lawsuit against the Rock the Bells Hip Hop festival founded by Chang Weisberg, as per The Blast. The Hip-Hop veteran claims that Weisberg and promoter Guerilla Union, Inc. tried to file the trademark two decades after he released the song of the same name. The suit says that they filed the trademark without […]