The Rock And Roll Hall of Fame held its 36th annual induction ceremony last night and they welcomed the likes of Foo Fighters, Tina Turner, The Go-Go’s, Carole King and Todd Rundgren to its roster.
Another huge name that was celebrated yesterday was LL Cool J, a legendary rapper known for hits like “Doin’ It” and “Mama Said Knock You Out.”
LL was inducted by his long-time friend Dr. Dre, who who praised Cool J during his speech and referred him as someone who has “hit that unique space that crosses generations…Loved by you, your mom, and all your kids. How about that?”
LL Cool J also brought out two music industry icons: Eminem and Jennifer Lopez. The Detroit legend performed “Rock the Bells” with him while J Lo provided her vocals for “All I Have.”
After the ceremony, LL was asked which hip-hop artists deserve to be inducted into the Hall of Fame, on which he replied: “So many. I mean, Outkast would be amazing. Eminem would be amazing. Eric B and Rakim would be amazing. Big Daddy Kane… So many artists of Hip-Hop that are amazing. KRS-One. I had a lot of mainstream success but there are guys who may didn’t have this mainstream success but they are extremely talented.”
P.S. Artists with at least 25 years of career is eligible for the nomination of Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame.
You can watch LL’s interview below:
OutKast, Eminem, Eric B and Rakim and Big Daddy Kane among the Hip Hop artists LL Cool J would like to see inducted into the @rockhall. #RockHall2021 pic.twitter.com/V1LF0lnkCW
— Newsradio WTAM 1100 (@wtam1100) October 31, 2021