He was a young boy upon entering the spitting ring. Not yet 18-years-old James Todd Smith came into the Hip Hop realm and verbally punished emcees twice his age just for daring to think that he wasn’t the greatest to touch a microphone. Lyrically unstoppable and always prepared to metaphorically murder anyone who dared get in his way, LL Cool J rocked by a different set of laws and the moves he made would change Hip Hop as we knew it for generations to come. He didn’t just move the needle for the genre he ripped it completely off the record and unapologetically dared anyone to respond. The spit game would never be the same.
Please take a look at the video below and learn a little something that you may not have known about LL Cool J.