This week, the Queens Hip-Hop legend announced the ROCK THE BELLS FESTIVAL coming later this summer in the rapper's home borough.

DJ Akademiks, one of young leaders of the current Hip-Hop media space, took a swipe at elders in the genre, prompting LL Cool J to respond. The post LL Cool J Vs. DJ Akademiks: Intense Hip-Hop Debate Pops Off On Twitter appeared first on The Latest Hip-Hop News, Music and Media | Hip-Hop Wired.

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LL Cool J shared an Instagram post showing the newly installed sculpture of him that’s now in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in his home borough of Queens, New York. The statue has also been well-received by other iconic rappers and entertainers who showed love in the comments.

LL was set to perform some of his classic hits at Times Square but unfortunately it's not to be. He acknowledged his current status and wished his fans the best for the coming New Year.

Launching late last week, Rock The Bells, the global lifestyle brand dedicated to classic Hip-Hop created by LL Cool J, released its most expansive entry into the consumer products and apparel space with the launch of its “Hip-Hop is Essential” line.

That took long enough. Jay-Z and LL Cool J were among the musical royalty, including Tina Turner, who were formally inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame on Saturday (October 30) night.

LL Cool J is trending on Twitter after finding out fans were calling him a "pop rap" pioneer.

Our culture will finally have a destination where its’ rich history will be formally exhibited. Some living legends helped break ground at the Universal Hip-Hop Museum. As reported by HipHopDX the build out of the Universal Hip Hop Museum is officially underway. On Thursday, May 20 several Rap icons appeared on site to put shovels to dirt […]

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame released its nominee list for the 2021 induction ceremony and it's loaded with familiar names for Hip-Hop heads. Some of the most notable nominees include Jay-Z, LL Cool J and Mary J. Blige as well Dionne Warwick and Chaka Khan.

One of Kanye West’s most recent antics is not sitting well with the self proclaimed greatest of all time. LL Cool J is making it clear Ye needs to put more respect on the brand he help build. As spotted on Page Six Ladies Love Cool James made a recent appearance on the Desus & Mero show. […]

We can't front it was looking a little shaky for Todd Smith, but its good to know he still understands what is going on in these streets.