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MTV has switched up their usual hosting tradition for something funkier with three generations of Hip Hop.

Warner Music Group is pooling several of their artists and songwriters to participate in the inaugural PlayOn Fest. Execs announced the virtual festival Wednesday, citing that the concert is to support the World Health Organization. In a press release, organizers for PlayOn Fest say the event will be hosted by LL Cool J and will […]

LL Cool J is dusting off his mic and stepping back into the hip-hop ring.  LL announced on Twitter that he’s been working in the studio with legendary producer, Q-Tip.  The Tribe Called Quest legend has been spending his days as of late producing music for other artists, most recently executive producing Danny Brown’s album […]

LL Cool J will host the 42nd annual Kennedy Center Honors.  The two-time Grammy Award winner was the first rapper to ever earn Kennedy Center Honors back in 2017.  The event will take place on December 8th and will later air as a two-hour special on December 15th.  Kennedy Center Honors are handed out to […]

Thursday morning we will find out who the 2019 inductees to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame are. LL Cool J is nominated for the fifth time and Janet Jackson it’s her third. Other nominees include Devo, Kraftwerk, Rage Against the Machine, Stevie Nicks, Def Leppard and The Cure.  The induction ceremony will be […]

LL Cool J is being nominated for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for the fifth time.  The Queens native, who raised his family in Manhasset, joins first-time nominees Def Leppard, Devo, John Prine, Roxy Music, Stevie Nicks and Todd Rundgren.  Besides his recording career, the rapper stars in TV’s NCIS:Los Angeles […]

LL Cool J is now an Ivy League graduate.  The 49-year-old rapper revealed on Instagram yesterday he just graduated from Harvard Business School, posting a photograph of himself in a lecture hall with his hand raised.  He said he completed the university’s “Entertainment Media and Sports” program, and called it a “life-altering experience.” Congrats to, […]

We can’t think of a better way to spend Father’s Day than celebrating the joyous occasion of a wedding and that’s exactly what LL Cool J and his family did this weekend when his daughter, Italia Smith, tied the knot this past Saturday. LL’s wife Simone shared this beautiful daddy-daughter moment on Instagram last night, […]

NeNe Leakes is never not working. The reality star went above and beyond to pay homage to RuPaul on the latest episode of 'Lip Sync Battle'.

Kendrick Lamar’s Grammy performance might cause a stir.  LL Cool J is hosting the ceremony and told “Studio Wrap” a little about the scheduled performances.  After talking about Lady Gaga’s planned tribute to David Bowie, he said, “Kendrick Lamar is gonna do something very controversial.”  Though that was the only hint he dropped about Lamar’s […]

The music industry’s biggest night is tonight. Artist, Kendrick Lamar is nominated for eleven Grammys this year including Album of the Year and Song of the Year. Taylor Swift and The Weeknd are each up for seven nominations including Record of the Year and Album of the Year. Tori Kelly and Sam Hunt are both nominated […]