This Day in Hip Hop and Rap History
Host: Chuck D w/ Duke Eatmon & Ron Maskell
June 26th, 2012
June 26th – LL Cool J accepts the Golden Note Award For Lifetime Achievement at The ASCAP Rhythm And Soul Music Awards in Beverly Hills, California, on this day in 2006.
The legendary rapper received the award for his twenty years of contributions to the hip-hop community.
LL Cool J, who released his first single in 1984 and his first album in 1985 on Def Jam Records, would also go on to become a producer, entrepreneur, clothing line CEO, author as well as a superstar in film and television with the self-proclaimed “Greatest Of All Time.” He is currently starring as special agent Sam Hanna on the CBS crime series “NCIS: Los Angeles.”