Atlantic Records 60th Anniversary

Lil Scrappy, Lil’ Kim, LL Cool J, T.I., Young Buck, and Yung Joc were on hand for Courvoisier Exclusive Cognac Host Atlantic Records 60th Anniversary on June 28th at a private home in Los Angeles. Check out pictures from WireImage.

1st Annual Pre-BET Awards Party

Busta Rhymes, Chamillionaire, LL Cool J, Nas, Nelly, Nick Cannon, and T.I. attended the 1st Annual Pre-BET Awards Party at Boulevard 3 on June 25th in Hollywood. Check out pictures from GettyImages.

Jim Slice Offers Veteran Perspective Of Hip-Hop

Contributed by AdamBernard:

Jim Slice may be old school, but he still exudes all the hustling spirit of his youth. As one of the people who saw Hip-Hop grow from its inception Jim Slice has worked with a long list of veteran artists. From recording with the likes of Stezo, Chris Lowe and Dooley-O, to touring with LL Cool J and Slick Rick, to doing shows with Special Ed, Jay-Z and Gangstarr, he’s seen, and heard, quite a lot of Hip-Hop’s history. His buddy Stezo was actually the one responsible for giving Jim Slice his name. Slice explains its meaning, saying “no matter what I am going to get my piece of the pie in this world.” Growing up in New Haven, CT, The Bronx and Yonkers gave Jim Slice a huge Hip-Hop background, but he’s quick to note “it’s not where you’re from it’s what you become.” Today, taking a quick break from recording with his latest partner in rhyme Boo Slick, Jim Slice is sitting down with me to discuss what Hip-Hop has become, who he finds inspiring right now, and why he feels a veteran perspective is necessary in Hip-Hop at this point in time For the full interview, visit

On TV: Ice Cube, LL Cool J, K-Fed

Rap acts on television this week include Ice Cube, who visits ‘Late Night with Conan O’Brien’ on Wednesday and ‘The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson’ on Thursday; LL Cool J, who visits ‘Rachael Ray’ on Thursday; Redman, who performs on ‘Last Call with Carson Daly’ on Thursday and ‘The Late Late Show’ on Friday; and Kevin Federline, who visits ‘TRL’ on Friday.

LL Cool J Visits ‘Fox & Friends’

LL Cool J visited ‘Fox & Friends’ to discuss his Platinum Workout book, his fresh and fit menu for Subway.

The segment, aired Tuesday (March 13), at has since been removed.