LIFE: LL Cool J Becomes First Rapper To Be Recognized At Kennedy Center Honors

Written by on December 4, 2017

LL Cool J made history over the weekend after he became the first rapper to be commemorated at the annual Kennedy Center Honors.

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  1. kevin richardson   On   December 4, 2017 at 2:35 pm

    All these dumb people don’t realize the award was for art through a lifetime.not just rap ….including acting music, drama, and other forms of art. LL just happened to be a rapper who was awarded for his artistic accomplishment. acting rapping, r&b, writing books, etc.

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