Posts tagged "ll cool j"

Big Sean Played Pictionary With Jimmy Fallon and LL Cool J

Big Sean and LL Cool J are artists — just not necessarily visual artists. That didn’t stop the two musicians from trying their hand at…
James Grebey / April 21, 2015

Rappers Love Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: A Playlist

It’s no secret that Lil Wayne is a fan of cartoons and video games — consider the rapper’s Capcom-sponsored, Street Fighter-styled tour with Drake, set…
Brennan Carley / August 8, 2014

Here’s Hugh Jackman Rapping With T.I. and LL Cool J

By now, we know Hugh Jackman lives for musical theater like Wolverine needs adamantium, making him a good choice for the host of the 2014 Tony…
Olivia Forman / June 9, 2014

Watch LL Cool J Make Fun of Kanye West on ‘The Arsenio Hall Show’

Back in 1989, a 21-year-old LL Cool J became the first hip-hop act to appear on late-night television when he showed up on the original…
Dan Reilly / February 25, 2014

Here’s Every Song in Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon’s ‘History of Rap, Part 5′

Well, that was expected. Capping off a fantastic first week in The Tonight's Show's new era, host Jimmy Fallon trotted out brother-in-virality Justin Timberlake for…
Nicole Sia / February 22, 2014

SPIN’s 2013 Hall of Shame

They wouldn’t shut the hell up on Tumblr. They put out an album with absolutely reprehensible cover art. They twerked and twerked and twerked and…
SPIN Staff / December 17, 2013

The 10 Most David Foster Wallace-ian Quotes in ‘Signifying Rappers’

This week, Mark Costello and David Foster Wallace's Signifying Rappers: Rap and Race in the Urban Present is back in print from Back Bay Books.
Brandon Soderberg / July 26, 2013

LL Cool J Knows Who Action Bronson Is on ‘Strictly 4 My Jeeps’ Remix

Action Bronson has positioned his new single “Strictly 4 My Jeeps” as a sort of Queens anthem, which was echoed in a video that features the…
Jordan Sargent / June 6, 2013

LL Cool J’s Final Word on ‘Accidental Racist,’ Victory Lap Tour, and His Legacy

There's no blueprint for celebrating your 29th year in the rap game, so every year that LL Cool J is still making music, he's technically…

Brad Paisley’s ‘Accidental Racist’-Spawning, ‘SNL’-Mocked Album Will Chart

Brad Paisley and LL Cool J’s “Accidental Racist” might not have sparked quite the conversation its creators intended, but the widely mocked country-rap song continue…
Marc Hogan / April 15, 2013
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