The Best Rapper Alive, Every Year Since 1979

Rap fans—that is to say, people who are passionate and informed about the culture—tend to get into arguments with other rap fans. Debates are often sparked when one mischievous soul declaims their...

Drake Is, Indisputably, A Hip-Hop Legend

If there's nothing I hate more in my life and profession, it's any sort of conversation that resembles a weekday morning CNN segment. Is Putin a menace? Where's the plane? Should...

10 Rappers Who’ve Beefed With Athletes

For the most part, rappers and athletes usually play nice. From Jay Z and LeBron James to Drake and Johnny Manziel, they're frequently spotted hanging out. But every now and then, there's beef. The most recent...

LL Cool J house

LL Cool J was born January 14, 1968 in the New York City borough of Queens. In LL Cool J's 25+ year career, the rapper/actor has released twelve albums, with his first being Radio in 1985 when he was 17 years...