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LL Cool J and Rob Lowe Turn Up to Honor Richard and Demi Weitz at Alliance for Children’s Rights Dinner

The last time the Alliance for Children’s Rights hosted an in-person fundraiser at the Beverly Hilton, John Legend performed for an audience that included Anthony Anderson, Willie Garson, Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Taran Killam and a long list of industry power players. The date: March 5, 2020. Days later, the world would come to a grinding halt […]

LL Cool J Cancels ‘New Year’s Rockin’ Eve’ Performance After Positive COVID-19 Test

LL Cool J has tested positive for COVID-19 and won’t be performing on ABC’s Dick Clark New Year’s Rockin’ Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2022 as planned. “I know it’s disappointing to the millions of fans, but my test came back positive for COVID, which means I’ll no longer be able to perform as scheduled at […]

LL Cool J, Carole King, Tina Turner Inducted Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

LL Cool J got together some of his heavyweight musical friends to usher him into rock immortality. Part of an eclectic 2021 class that includes Carole King, Tina Turner, The Go-Gos, Jay-Z, Foo Fighters and Todd Rundgren, Cool J was joined on stage by rapper Eminem and Jennifer Lopez for a powerful performance on Saturday […]

“Insanity” in the VIP Tent: Worker Shares Roller-Coaster Night Working NYC’s Homecoming Concert

As legendary crooner Barry Manilow commanded the stage singing his classic “Can’t Smile Without You” during Saturday’s “We Love NYC: The Homecoming Concert,” officials interrupted the show with an urgent message for 60,000 attendees looking on from the Central Park lawn: Go home. “Due to the approaching bad weather, all event participants should calmly move […]

Jay-Z, The Go-Go’s, LL Cool J Set to Be Inducted Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

On Wednesday morning, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced which of this year’s nominees will be inducted at the 2021 ceremony on Oct. 30 in Cleveland, Ohio. Alt-rock veterans Foo Fighters, new wave pioneers The Go-Go’s, East Coast hip-hop icon Jay-Z, singer-songwriter north star Carole King, mercurial rock savant Todd Rundgren and Queen […]

Foo Fighters, Jay-Z, Mary J. Blige Among First-Time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees

Other noteworthy acts on the ballot include Kate Bush, Devo, The Go-Go's, Iron Maiden, Chaka Khan, Carole King, Fela Kuti, LL Cool J, New York Dolls, Rage Against the Machine, Todd Rundgren, Tina Turner and Dionne Warwick.

Jamie Foxx, Gabrielle Union, LL Cool J and Shaquille O’Neal Set for Daymond John’s Black Entrepreneurs Day

Shaquille O’Neal, Gabrielle Union, Jamie Foxx, Robert Johnson, LL Cool J, Chance the Rapper and Questlove will appear on the Oct. 24 live stream event curated by ‘Shark Tank’ star Daymond John.

Kristen Bell, Dax Shepherd to Join Kevin Hart in AW2020 Virtual Speaker Lineup

Advertising Week on Wednesday revealed a virtual lineup for its 2020 speaker series, with Kristen Bell and Dax Shepherd joining Kevin Hart, who was previously announced as leading the roster.

How I’m Living Now: LL Cool J, Actor and Rapper

LL Cool J opens up about the future of 'NCIS: Los Angeles,' his agent's zoom parties and his own weakness for peanut-butter-and-apricot-preserve sandwiches.

MCM Teases New Hip-Hop Documentary at the Opening of Rodeo Drive Flagship

At the opening of its Rodeo Drive flagship, MCM teased a documentary featuring Mary J. Blige and stylist Misa Hylton that will premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival on May 2.

Kennedy Center Honors Recognize Artists, Skip Drama

The 2017 Honors program looked set to become a political affair until President Donald Trump announced in August he would not attend.

Radiohead, Depeche Mode, Bon Jovi Among 2018 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees

LL Cool J, Kate Bush, Dire Straits, Rage Against the Machine, Judas Priest, the Cars, Eurythmics and Nina Simone are also on the nominations list.