LL Cool J

Rice, Lynette
February 2010
Entertainment Weekly;2/5/2010, Issue 1088, p32
The article chronicles the career of rapper and actor LL Cool J, including his own comments. In 1985, LL released his first rap album at the age of 17. In 1991, LL made his acting debut in the film "The Hard Way," starring Michael J. Fox and James Woods. In 2009, LL began starring in the television show "NCIS: Los Angeles."


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