LL Cool J Honored at Kennedy Center Honors
While sensationalized headlines focused on President Donald Trump’s absence from the Kennedy Center Honors Gala, hip hop history was made as Queens rap legend LL Cool J became the first hip-hop artist to be honored at the Kennedy Center Honors Gala.
THE BIGGEST TRIBUTE IN THE WORLD FOR ONE OF OUR KINGS @llcoolj WHO IS BEING HONORED ON THE @kennedycenter AWARDS RIGHT NOW ON @cbstv ON TV RIGHT NOW!!!! TUNE IN AND EXPERIENCE AND BE APART OF GREATNESS!!! SALUTE MY BIG BRO AKA THE G.O.A.T @LLCOOLJ THANK YOU FOR DOING THIS AND FOR BEING ONE TO BE THE 1ST THAT THEY WOULD HONOR FOR OUR CULTURE, HIP HOP!!! AGAIN TUNE IN NOW!!! YOU DON’T WANNA MISS THIS!! @spliffstar_mrlewis another body bag Bruddah!!!!!
Throwback Hip Hop artists Busta Rhymes, MC Lyte, Black Thought, Spliff Star, and Darryl “DMC” McDaniels performed a medley of LL Cool J hits like “Mama Said Knock You Out,” “Rock the Bells,” and “I’m Bad.”