LL Cool J
Birth Name: James Todd Smith
Birth Place: St. Albans, Queens, New York, U.S.
Years Active: 1983–present
Genres: Hip Hop
James Todd Smith (born January 14, 1968), better known as LL Cool J, is an American rapper and actor. "LL Cool J" stands for "Ladies Love Cool James." He is known for romantic ballads such as "I Need Love", "Around the Way Girl" and "Hey Lover" as well as pioneering hip-hop such as "I Can't Live Without My Radio", "I'm Bad", "The Boomin' System", and "Mama Said Knock You Out". He has also appeared in several films. He has released twelve studio albums and a greatest hits compilation, with his latest album being 2008's "Exit 13," the last for his record deal with Def Jam Recordings. His 1985 debut album "Radio" was released to critical acclaim, as LL was one of the first rappers to use con...
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