LL COOL J, Salt N Pepa, The Roots, and More Coming to Chase Center

LL Cool J, born James Todd Smith, is a legendary rapper and actor who has made significant contributions to hip-hop music throughout his career. He first rose to fame in the mid-1980s with his debut album “Radio,” which included hits like “I Can’t Live Without My Radio” and “Rock the Bells.” LL Cool J’s music is known for its energetic beats, clever rhymes, and catchy hooks, and he has been credited with helping to popularize the use of the term “bling” in hip-hop culture.

LL Cool J continued to release successful albums throughout the 1990s and early 2000s, including “Mama Said Knock You Out,” “Mr. Smith,” and “The DEFinition.” He also collaborated with a wide range of other musicians, including Jennifer Lopez, Mary J. Blige, and Boyz II Men. In addition to his music career, LL Cool J has also appeared in numerous films and television shows, including “NCIS: Los Angeles” and “Deep Blue Sea.”LL Cool J has won numerous awards and accolades for his contributions to music, including two Grammy Awards and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.