For decades the rapper, known to the public as LL Cool J, has been respected as one of the most successful and profitable performers in the rap music industry. The artist, born James Todd Smith is not only a rapper but a songwriter, successful record producer, entrepreneur and actor and has managed to completely take over the entertainment world with his incomparable music and knack for entertaining. The rappers names was officially developed as a shortened version of the name “Ladies Love Cool J.”Throughout LL Cool J’s wildly successful career he has managed to sell millions of records and has been recognized for his skills both as an actor and rapper. He has received numerous awards including two Grammy Awards for his work and two MTV Video Music Awards. He is also responsible for numerous hits such as “I’m Bad” “The Boomin System” “I Can’t Live Without My Radio” “Mamma Said Knock You Out” and more. He has released 13 studio albums and two greatest hits records.Although the artist has received a great deal of attention in recent years for his accomplishment as an actor in moves like Deep Blue Sea, Halloween H20, and in shows like NCIS: Los Angeles, the singer’s most impressive and admirable feats still lie within his professional singing and rapping career. As a performer, LL Cool J currently holds as position as being one of the most respected rappers of his time and even with a brief hiatus from singing; he has still been recognized by many publications for being one of the most influential rap performers of his time period.With a record-setting solo career and recognition as one of the most respected and legendary rap artists of all time, the individual accomplishments of LL Cool J have alone made him an icon in the industry. However, the rapper has also made musical history with many of his collaborations.Even with all of his talents it is LL Cool J’s skills as a performer that have given him such a respected career in music today. The rapper will be taking those skills on an explosive new tour that will have the performer reminding audiences from around the globe of the live performing talents that first brought him into the world of live entertainment.