Song Stuck in Our Heads Today: LL Cool J’s “Going Back to Cali” (1987)
LL Cool J “Going Back to Cali” appears on the 'Less Than Zero' Soundtrack (1987) and LL Cool J’s 1989 album ‘Walking with a Panther’ Song Stuck in Our Heads Today: LL Cool J’s “Going Back to Cali” (1987) ARTIST: LL Cool J TITLE: “Going Back to Cali” ALBUM: Less Than Zero Soundtrack (1987) & Walking
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 30 Years of LL Cool J’s ‘Bigger and Deffer’
LL Cool J . Hip-Hop still hasn’t produced many rappers like Bigger and Deffer era LL Cool J. There have results in all swag and no substance behind their futile attempts. But LL Cool J wasn’t built on swag TRIBUTE: Celebrating 30 Years of LL Cool J’s ‘Bigger and Deffer’ at what they did, and the music was better off for it. BUY LL Cool J’s Bigger and Deffer via Amazon | iTunes LISTEN: July 22, 1987. James Todd Smith—universally known as LL Cool J— was hip-hop’s first superstar. There Happy 30th Anniversary to LL Cool J’s second studio album Bigger and Deffer, originally released
Happy 50th Birthday to LL Cool J, Born January 14, 1968
notorious for short-lived careers, but LL Cool J is the inevitable exception that disproves the rule Please join the Albumism team in celebrating LL Cool J’s musical legacy and share your personal memories of him with us. he came storming out of Queens, New York, when he was 16 years old. LL Cool J (born James Todd Smith LL Cool J Happy 50th Birthday to LL Cool J, Born January 14, 1968 Please join the Albumism team in celebrating LL Cool J’s musical legacy and share your personal
WATCH: Jimmy Fallon Channels ‘80s Era LL Cool J in Spot-On “Going Back to Cali” Clip
LL Cool J of The Roots crew. Watch the short clip below, followed by LL Cool J’s original video, and tune in WATCH: Jimmy Fallon Channels ‘80s Era LL Cool J in Spot-On “Going Back to Cali” Clip has taped a promo clip inspired by LL Cool J’s classic Ric Menello directed black and white video for
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Reveals List of Nominees for Class of 2018
, 2011, 2017), LL Cool J (2010, 2011, 2014), MC5 (2003, 2017), The Meters (1997, 2013, 2014), Rufus artists include Bon Jovi (2011), The Cars (2016, 2017), Depeche Mode (2017), The J. Geils Band (2005, 2006
Happy Birthday to Erick Sermon, Born November 25, 1968
industry, including Diddy, 50 Cent, Lil Wayne, Akon, Jay-Z, Kanye West, LL Cool J, Mary J Blige, Mos Def
Happy Birthday to Busta Rhymes, Born May 20, 1972
featuring Notorious B.I.G. and LL Cool J), as well as other projects with Boyz II Men, Mary J
Real Raw: Celebrating Craig Mack's Life & Legacy
LL Cool J kept Craig relevant to a new consumer base, and the song introduced Busta Rhymes as a
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 15 Years of Jennifer Lopez’s ‘This Is Me…Then’
late summer of 2003 —“All I Have” (with LL Cool J), “I’m Glad” and “Baby I ♡ U!”—ensured their
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Shalamar groupmates Jeffrey Daniel and Howard Hewett—and LL Cool J—on Edmonds’ cover of the Shalamar gem
Happy Birthday to Kim Gordon, Born April 28, 1953
Smelly that ran in The Village Voice in 1988, and an interview with LL Cool J that ran in Spin in 1989
Big Daddy Kane’s ‘Looks Like A Job For…’ Turns 25 | An Anniversary Retrospective
from one of Kane’s peers and the master of the rap love song, LL Cool J. Kane released Daddy’s Home
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 30 Years of Kool Moe Dee’s ‘How Ya Like Me Now’
his protracted battle on wax with LL Cool J. But more on that later. Like many early hip-hop albums the aforementioned LL Cool J, who Moe Dee had been beefing with for a little while by the time of
INTERVIEW: Turntable Legend Kid Capri Drops Knowledge on the Art, Science & Business of DJing
are the direct result of Kid Capri, who toured with or produced for performers like P. Diddy, LL Cool J, Busta Rhymes, Nas, Jay Z, Madonna, 50 Cent, Snoop Dogg, Usher, R. Kelly and Mary J. Blige
Audio Two’s Debut Album ‘What More Can I Say?’ Turns 30 | An Anniversary Retrospective
rapping side of the equation the most. Milk Dee will never be confused for Rakim or LL Cool J, but he
Lakim Shabazz’s Debut Album ‘Pure Righteousness’ Turns 30 | An Anniversary Retrospective
. Lyrically, Lakim stood amongst titans like KRS-One, Rakim, and LL Cool J. He had a distinctive voice
Bobby Brown’s ‘Don’t Be Cruel’ Turns 30 | An Anniversary Retrospective
spoken word/rap section is a little cringe-worthy and comes off as a poor man’s LL Cool J, and
Happy 85th Birthday to Quincy Jones, Born March 14, 1933
, Usher, Tyrese, Tevin Campbell, and LL Cool J, among others. Ludacris and Naturally 7 reprised Jones
Happy Birthday to Sean “Diddy” Combs, Born November 4, 1969
(featuring LL Cool J, Busta Rhymes, Rampage, and the Notorious B.I.G.) hit the Top Ten and became the
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 20 Years of The Notorious B.I.G.’s ‘Life After Death’
think of Ice Cube while listening to “10 Crack Commandments,” LL Cool J with “Going Back to Cali
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