On last week's "Saturday Night Live", LL Cool J (Kenan Thompson) and Brad Paisley (Jason Sudeikis) addressed the criticism of their song "Accidental Racist" during "Weekend Update", and guess what? Racism is OVER! Or so they think...
The question of whether or not rap belongs in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame will probably always remain controversial. However, if you’re of the opinion that the genre is a vital link in the ever-evolving continuum of popular music, then there can be no doubt that the Beastie Boys deserved to be inducted.
Perhaps you hadn’t noticed, but the Grammy Awards have been operating without a host for the last seven years. That’s long enough as far as the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences is concerned, and to prove it, they’ve gone out and enlisted the services of all-world MC LL Cool J, who has spent the last four years hosting the Grammys’ live nominations concert show.
Powerhouse rappers Rick Ross, Common, LL Cool J and Lupe Fiasco have been selected to join DJ Grandmaster Flash and Furious Five members Melle Mel and Scorpio for a special performance of ‘The Message’ during the Grammy Nominations Concert, airing live on CBS.