LL Cool J Mr. Smith Turns 25 Years Old Today

LL Cool J has gone down as one of the greatest rappers of all-time. LL dropped his first album back in 1985. Radio just turned 35 a few days and it put LL Cool J on the map. After going platinum with his debut album, LL went double platinum with his Bigger and Deffer joint. Fast forward almost 10 years after Radio; LL dropped his 6th album Mr. Smith. Mr. Smith was one of my favorite LL albums as he had a mixture of slow and hard joints. Hey Lover was the first single and it went on to win a Grammy for Best Rap Solo. Boyz II Men song the chorus ... [read more]

Mama Said Knock You Out Released 30 Years Ago Today

LL Cool J is known as one of the greatest rappers of all-time. LL burst upon the scene in 1985 with Radio and held his own for decades. 30 years ago today, LL Cool J released his fourth album, Mama Said Knock You Out. Mama Said Knock You Out was the follow-up to his platinum selling Walking with a Panther. Walking with a Panther produced four classic LL Cool J tracks, so how was Mama Said Knock You Out? It seemed like the people really loved the album because it eventually went double platinum. LL dropped five singles off the album. Around the ... [read more]

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