LL Cool J may be one of the elder statesmen of rap, rhyming since his 1985 platinum debut, but he has been out of the game recently, focusing on acting, starring in films and on “NCIS: Los Angeles,” and hosting the Grammy Awards.
He has no intention of giving up either pursuit.
“I just didn’t want to abandon my music,” the rapper-actor says. “If I didn’t do it now, I may have never gotten to it.” Read More
“Write what you know” is the helpful admonishment often given to creative scribes. For Valerie Vigoda, Brendan Milburn and Gene Lewin — known collectively as the band GrooveLily — writing about the experiences of a music group gigging the country in a beat-up RV was right up their wheelhouse. Read More