2017 Kennedy Center honorees - Newsday
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Newsday2017 Kennedy Center honoreesNewsdayThe Kennedy Center Honors, which spotlights today's leading pioneers in the arts, will celebrate its 40th anniversary when it salutes this year's recipients -- LL Cool J, Lionel Richie, Carmen de Lavallade, Gloria Estefan and Norman Lear -- on Dec. 3 ...
Posted on 25 October 2017 | 12:51 pm
LL Cool J Reacts to Death of Rock and Roll
XXLMAG.COMLL Cool J Reacts to Death of Rock and Roll Pioneer Fats DominoXXLMAG.COMRock and roll pioneer Fats Domino sadly passed away yesterday (Oct. 24) in his daughter's suburban New Orleans home at the age of 89, and the music community is mourning his loss. LL Cool J reacts to the death of the former musician by sharing his ...LL Cool J, Harry Connick Jr. & More React to Death Of New Orleans Rock 'n' Roll Pioneer Fats DominoBillboardFats Domino dead: Tributes pour in for legendary musicianThe IndependentFats Domino Tributes Pour In From LL Cool J, Samuel L. Jackson, Kid Rock, Rep. Steve ScaliseNewslineBBC News -Washington Post -Midland Daily News -WWLall 412 news articles »
Posted on 25 October 2017 | 10:53 am
Barack Obama Chose an Artist Who's Painted
Architectural DigestBarack Obama Chose an Artist Who's Painted Notorious BIG and LL Cool J for His Official Smithsonian Presidential ...Architectural DigestHis disruptive work applies the familiar tropes of Baroque paintings—glorification, wealth, and prestige—to contemporary urban culture, blending the old with the new. He has painted the likes of Notorious B.I.G., Michael Jackson, LL Cool J ...Obamas Choose Artists to Paint Official PortraitsVoice of AmericaKehinde Wiley to paint Barack Obama's presidential portraitThe FADERNational Portrait Gallery Announces Artists Commissioned to Paint Portraits of Barack and Michelle Obama | NewsdeskNewsdesk - Smithsonian InstitutionWall Street Journal -Baltimore Sunall 101 news articles »
Posted on 16 October 2017 | 9:51 am
LL Cool J garners 2018 nomination for Rock
Digital JournalLL Cool J garners 2018 nomination for Rock and Roll Hall of FameDigital JournalEver since his debut in the music scene, with his smash single "I Can't Live Without My Radio" in 1985, LL Cool J has been unstoppable. His debut studio album, Radio, was subsequently certified platinum a year later. He has served as a pioneer in the ...and more »
Posted on 8 October 2017 | 6:59 pm
Nina Simone, LL Cool J among nominees for
The GrioNina Simone, LL Cool J among nominees for Rock and Roll Hall of FameThe GrioNew Jersey's Bon Jovi, 1980s hit-makers Depeche Mode and The Cars, rapper LL Cool J, New Orleans funk stars The Meters, revolutionary rockers MC5, guitarist Link Wray, “Tell Me Something Good” singers Rufus featuring Chaka Khan and The Zombies, ...LL Cool J Is The Only Rapper Nominated For 2018 Rock & Roll Hall Of FameHotNewHipHopLL Cool J Nominated For The Rock & Roll Hall of FameHip-Hop WiredNina Simone, LL Cool J Among Nominees For 2018 Rock & Roll Hall Of FameAll Black MediaNOLA.com -WILX-TV -Micall 42 news articles »
Posted on 6 October 2017 | 8:51 am
25 Years Ago: LL Cool J Releases ‘Mama
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LL Cool J warned us not to call his fourth album a comeback and he was right. The project was a rebirth of sorts. LL started the year of 1990 fighting the perception he’d gone soft in search of mainstream success; he ended the year as a rapper reborn.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 12:40 am
Status Ain’t Hood: Kanye West And The
No rapper won the award until LL Cool J got it in 1997, something you probably only remember if you remember Canibus threatening to stick him up for it on “2nd Round K.O.” Kanye West will become only the third rap artist to win the award, after LL and ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 8:43 pm
Fall pop 2015: AC/DC, Madonna and other
But check out the great lineup -- LL Cool J, Bell Biv DeVoe, Salt-N-Pepa, Naughty By Nature, MC Lyte and Case. These are classic R&B acts you shouldn't miss, no matter the season. The show is presented by local radio station 102.9 KBLX-FM. Details ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 6:02 am
These are the breaks: 10 of the most sampled
The break became the base for tracks like “Fight The Power” by Public Enemy, “Mama Said Knock You Out” by LL Cool J, “Fuck Tha Police” by N.W.A., and “Run’s House” by Run-D.M.C. Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson hit the nail on the head ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 6:00 am
NCIS: LA Season Premiere Photos: “Active
NCIS: LA stars Chris O’Donnell as NCIS Special Agent G. Callen, LL COOL J as NCIS Special Agent Sam Hanna, Linda Hunt as Henrietta “Hetty” Lange, Daniela Ruah as NCIS Special Agent Kensi Blye, Eric Christian Olsen as LAPD Detective Marty Deeks ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 3:11 am