Saturday's TV highlights and weekend talk
LL Cool J
Los Angeles TimesSaturday's TV highlights and weekend talk shows: 'Hidden Figures' on HBOLos Angeles TimesPlanet Earth: Life BBC America offers a marathon of its landmark environmental series: “Beyond: Challenges of Life,” noon; “Beyond: Reptiles and Amphibians,” 1:10 p.m.; “Beyond: Mammals,” 2:20 p.m.; “Beyond: Fish,” 3:30 p.m.; “Beyond: Birds,” 4:40 p.m ...
Posted on 8 September 2017 | 3:02 pm
Exclusive: LL Cool J Keeps His Kids Humble
EBONY.comExclusive: LL Cool J Keeps His Kids Humble on 'Oprah's Master ...EBONY.comLL Cool J has been a prominent figure in Hip Hop since his 1984 debut, Radio. Acting soon followed, including 90s sitcom, In the...LL Cool J Opens Up About His Marriage For Oprah's Master Class ...HelloBeautifulSneak Peek - LL Cool J Featured in Next Episode of OPRAH'S ...Broadway Worldall 4 news articles »
Posted on 8 September 2017 | 12:41 pm
MTV is bringing back 'Unplugged.' First
Los Angeles TimesMTV is bringing back 'Unplugged.' First artist: Shawn Mendes. Will his young fans tune in?Los Angeles TimesThe series also drew veteran artists like Eric Clapton and Tony Bennett; LL Cool J even made an appearance, as did Jay-Z in 2001, before MTV began slowly shifting away from music programming and toward shows like “Teen Mom” and “My Super Sweet 16.and more »
Posted on 8 September 2017 | 12:36 pm
LL Cool J Explains Why TV Acting Demands
Oprah.comLL Cool J Explains Why TV Acting Demands More Discipline Than Recording MusicOprah.comAs an actor and a rap artist, LL Cool J has spent a great deal of time both on sets and in recording studios, and the entertainer says he's learned that there is a distinct difference between making television and making music. "The difference being on ...and more »
Posted on 8 September 2017 | 3:02 am
The Real Reason LL Cool J Went Solo -
Oprah.comThe Real Reason LL Cool J Went SoloOprah.comAt the very beginning of LL Cool J's hip-hop career, DJ Cut Creator—aka Jay Philpot—was the more seasoned artist who helped LL gain exposure by bringing him to perform at local parties. Soon enough, though, LL began to find opportunities himself ...
Posted on 8 September 2017 | 12:12 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