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us: LL Cool J, 1968-

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  • Variants

    • us: L. L. Cool J, 1968-
    • us: Smith, James Todd, 1968-
    • us: Ladies Love Cool James, 1968-
    • us: Ladies Luv Cool James, 1968-
  • Additional Information

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    • Birth Place

        (naf) Queens (New York, N.Y.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) MTV Networks
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        (lcsh) Entertainers
          (lcsh) Singers
            (lcsh) Lyricists
              (lcsh) Authors
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          • Earlier Established Forms

              L. L. Cool J, 1968-L. L. Cool J,1968-
          • Sources

            • found: His Mama said knock you out [SR] p1990: label (L.L. Cool J)
            • found: New Rolling stone enc. of rock & roll (L.L. Cool J; b. James Todd Smith, Aug. 16, 1968, Queens, N.Y.; rap musician)
            • found: Washington post, 10-13-1997: p. C1 (James Todd Smith, better known as LL Cool J; stage name stands for Ladies Love Cool James) p. C6 (b. 1968)
            • found: Deep blue sea, 1999: credits (actor, LL Cool J)
            • found: All music guide WWW site, Mar. 16, 2007 (LL Cool J; b. James Todd Smith, Jan. 14, 1968, Bayshore, Long Island, NY; facsims. of CD covers show shift from L.L. to LL in mid-1990's)
            • found: LL Cool J official WWW on, Mar. 16, 2007 (LL Cool J)
            • found: Internet Movie Database, Mar. 16, 2007 (LL Cool J)
            • found: Wikipedia, Mar. 15, 2007 (LL Cool J; b. James Todd Smith III, Jan. 14, 1968, St. Albans, Queens, New York City; also known as Ladies Luv Cool James; American hip hop artist and actor)
            • found: African American National Biography, accessed via The Oxford African American Studies Center online database, July 27, 2014: (LL Cool J; James Todd Smith; hip-hop performer, songwriter, actor; born 14 Jan. 1968 in Queens, New York, United States; in 1985, having dropped out of high school to pursue a full-time music career, LL released his debut album; accepted roles in the films and the television sitcom; became an award-winning MTV staple (1995); published books, including his 1998 autobiography; started a clothing line, James Todd Smith)
          • Change Notes

            • 1991-11-18: new
            • 2015-05-01: revised
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