We're here for LL's "6 Minutes.
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We're here for LL's "6 Minutes.
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Here's a picture of Jonathan Kirby, a 56-year-old transient who <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2012/08/ll-cool-j-broke-a-hobo-burglars-jaw" target="_blank">broke into LL Cool J's house </a>and received an ass whoopin' for his troubles.
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"I eliminate punks cut 'em up in chunks, you were souped then you heard me and your ego shrunk." -- LL Cool J
LL Cool J's music career pre-dated gangster rap and now he plays a cop on a bland TV show, but that doesn't mean he won't still beat you to a pulp if he catches you trying to steal his stuff.
In a new web series called "Classic Recipes," producer Marley Marl explains how he and LL Cool J came up with the beat for "Mama Said Knock You Out."
Marley Marl, one of the greatest producers and DJs in hip-hop history, shows you how he produced the beat for the 1991 Grammy-winning single "Mama Said Knock You Out" by LL Cool J.
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As Hip-Hop comes to terms with <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2012/05/obits-beastie-boys-adam-mca-yauch-dead-at-47">the passing of MCA</a>, pioneers from the group's past have started sharing their experiences with Yauch and the trio.
"The act of making love is.
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After both DMX and Sheek Louch referenced infamous Hall of Fame wrestler <a href="http://www.allwwewrestlers.com/bob_backlund.htm">Bob Backlund</a> during Ruff Ryders' <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2011/11/new-music-dmx-feat-the-lox-swizz-beatz-drag-on-murda-mook-worlds-greatest">"World's Greatest"</a> comeback track, we were reminded the WWF Superstar-turned-wannabe-politician had actually been referenced more than a few times in rhymes.
The acting bug doesn't have enough venom it its fangs to keep <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/ll-cool-j">Unc L</a> from doing what's his heart, which, is obviously make songs that the fellas can feel and the ladies will love.
Rap's had more than its fair share of artists who found success and then fell off after failing to recapture the musical magic.
As a kid at the age of single digit years, I was a fan of anything and everything that was Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls.
<a href="http://www.danteross.com/blogs/dante/2011/05/27/the-berrics-presents-hiphop-history101-busta-ryhmes/"> "Wanna impress me? Start manning up, Say something that sounds like you piss standin' up." The beat's minimal but works well since it leaves room for Busta and Uncle L do considerable damage. While both of the former "<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2011/02/motion-picture-music-50-great-soundtrack-raps">Hit 'Em High</a>" cohorts shine, the outing's especially impressive for L because, as he rhymes, he hasn't dropped a verse in 36 months.
<a href="http://kevinnottingham.bandcamp.com/"> In most circles, LL Cool J's Mama Said Knock You Out is considered his album milestone. Personally, I'm more partial to Mr. Smith as far as the total package is concerned but it is a fact that his legendary 4th album saved the self-proclaimed G.O.A.T. from the obscurity his fellow peers went on to suffer from as Hip-Hop continued to expand. The definition of a comeback album if there ever was one, Mama Said Knock You Out displayed the tenacity of a cornered animal fighting for their credibility with Marley Marl giving one his best performances from behind the boards. Exactly 20 years to the day after it was released, <a href="http://kevinnottingham.com/">KevinNottingham.com</a> is paying ultimate tribute to a vinyl staple in the MP3 era with a remix album.
Although the words "donate," "<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/haiti">Haiti</a>" and "help" are no longer on the tip of every newscaster's tongue across the planet, the crisis that left the Caribbean country in ruins is still an ongoing ordeal.
It seems like everytime Hip-Hop arguments get nostalgic nowadays and parties want to argue for LL's afrodisiac superpowers, he only gets his P's for the time period when he had to draw his mustache on with magic marker.