10 Interesting Things To Know LL Cool J

Ladies and gentlemen, are you ready for some knowledge? LL Cool J is the hero of today’s blog. He is a rapper, actor, and entrepreneur. As a pioneer in the rap game, he knows his stuff. 

He has been an acting inspiration to many actors such as Tom Cruise and Denzel Washington. If you want to learn more about this legend, then read on! Here are some interesting facts about LL Cool J.

10 Interesting Things To Know About LL Cool J

LL Cool J
LL Cool J

1. LL Cool J was the first rapper to sell more than a million units in a single week.

2. His song “Mama Said Knock You Out” is the theme song of the movie Rocky III.

3. He was born James Todd Smith but changed his name to LL Cool J and began rapping when he was 15.

4. He is also known as the “Human Beatbox” because of his amazing ability to imitate sounds through his mouth.

5. He has been married to Simone Smith since 2000 and they have four children.

6. He had a cameo in American Gangster with Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe.

7. LL Cool J’s album Mama Said Knock You Out was ranked number 48 on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time list.

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The Most Popular Celebrity On Social Media

LL Cool J has a huge following on social media. He’s a celebrity with more than 38 million followers on Instagram and more than 42 million followers on Twitter. He is also the most followed rapper on Instagram.

LL himself said, “Social media is my favorite way to connect with people.” He credits it for keeping him connected with his fans. This leads to opportunities for collaborations and collaborations are what LL Cool J does best.

Movies, TV Shows, And Awards

LL Cool J has won two Grammy Awards, two American Music Awards, a Kids Choice Award, and has been nominated for four Academy Awards.

LL Cool J has also appeared in movies such as “In the House,” “NCIS: Los Angeles,” “The Longest Yard,” and “Menace II Society.”

LL Cool J has made guest appearances on TV shows such as “Blackish” and “MadTV.”

LL Cool J is a household name because of his songwriting career. He is the first rap artist to have his own theme song written for a TV show which was for NBC’s “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.”

Music And Lyrics 

LL Cool J has released 17 albums and sold over 60 million records. He has won six Grammy Awards and is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. He was ranked number 27 on VH1’s 100 Greatest Artists of All Time. LL Cool J has also been in films such as “Lethal Weapon 4,” “Saving Private Ryan,” and “The Hangover.”

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Life After Hip Hop

LL Cool J is a legend in the hip-hop world. After becoming famous with his song “I Can’t Live Without My Radio,” LL has been able to pursue other interests and ventures such as acting and entrepreneurship. He currently stars in NCIS: Los Angeles.

LL was recently on the cover of Forbes Magazine’s “30 Under 30 List” of influential celebrities under the age of 30. He has also signed up to be an executive producer for an upcoming CBS sitcom, All American, which will follow three high school football players over their high school careers. 

LL set out to create a new legacy beyond that of just hip hop artists when he started Lips & Ink magazine. The magazine focuses on artists that are breaking barriers in the industry and changing how people view beauty and culture. From artists like Zendaya, Nicki Minaj, Rihanna, and Cardi B to models like Gigi Hadid and Kendall Jenner, Lips & Ink is showcasing women who are changing the fashion industry one style at a time.

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