LL Cool J
Columns // 2 Articles
Reviews // 5 Articles
Blogs // 1 Articles

Good Intentions but No Imagination: The Schlock of 'Accidental Racist'
6 Jun 2013 // 6:45 PM

In "Accidental Racist", history is a generic blob, a "back then" that can safely take the blame for vague injustices while more recent history is overlooked in order to soothe one's own ego. 'Cause these days, it's All About You.

Hip-Haute Couture
17 Nov 2008 // 4:00 PM

Although "hip-hop" means different things to different people, everyone seems to be confident that they know what "it" is. Through this subjective lens, there is also a unique brand of investment and ownership in the meaning of "hip-hop".


Foo Fighters 4th of July 20th Anniversary Blowout at RFK Stadium (Photos)
13 Jul 2015 // 5:00 AM

Foo Fighters and friends, like Buddy Guy, Heart and LL Cool J, celebrated the band's 20th anniversary, and the 4th of July, with a huge festival in Washington, D.C.

LL Cool J: Authentic
2 Jun 2013 // 6:03 PM

Fitz & The Tantrums, Seal, Eddie Van Halen, Travis Barker, Earth, Wind & Fire, Charlie WIlson, Snoop Dogg, Brad Paisley, Chuck D, Tom Morello, Z-Trip, the Trackmasters, Tricky Stewart and more create a charity album for LL Cool J.


'Lip Sync Battle' Live: Talent and Laughter Soar Where Voices Don't
20 Jul 2015 // 12:00 AM

'Lip Sync Battle Live at Summerstage's big showdown was a rematch between siblings Derek and Julianna Hough.

//Mixed media

NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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