LL Cool J

Hip hop music, Musical Artist

1968 –

98

Who is LL Cool J?

James Todd Smith, better known as LL Cool J, is an American rapper, entrepreneur, and actor from Bay Shore, New York. He is known for romantic ballads such as "I Need Love", "Around the Way Girl" and "Hey Lover" as well as pioneering hip-hop such as "I Can't Live Without My Radio", "I'm Bad", "The Boomin' System", and "Mama Said Knock You Out". He has released thirteen studio albums and two greatest hits compilations, including 2008's Exit 13, the last for his record deal with Def Jam Recordings with his newest album "Authentic", hitting stores April 30, 2013. He has also appeared in numerous films, including Halloween H20: 20 Years Later, and currently stars as NCIS Special Agent Sam Hanna on the CBS crime drama television series NCIS: Los Angeles.

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Born
Jan 14, 1968
Bay Shore
Also known as
  • Ladies Love Cool James
  • James Todd Smith
  • Jack the Ripper
  • L.L. Cool J
  • LL
  • The G.O.A.T.
  • Cool J
  • Luv
  • Uncle LL
  • Mr. Smith
Parents
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Methodism
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Hillcrest High School
Lived in
  • Queens

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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