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LL Cool J has just made history. Announced today (August 3), the annual Kennedy Center Honors ceremony will now finally include a rapper.
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Taking to their Instagram page, this year’s honorees will include LL Cool J, alongside some of music’s greats including Lionel Richie, Gloria Estefan, and more.
David M. Rubenstein, the Chairman of Kennedy Center, had nothing but words of praise for LL, stating “Landmark hip-hop artist LL Cool J taught the world how to rhyme as one of the pioneers of the hip-hop phenomenon.”
— LLCOOLJ. (@llcoolj) August 3, 2017
Congrats, LL. Well-deserved!