Founder and CEO, Rock The Bells
Tuesday, December 1, 2020
Charles Phillips, Trustee of The Economic Club of New York
Managing Partner and Co-Founder, Recognize
LL COOL J is the founder and CEO of Rock The Bells, the preeminent voice for classic and timeless Hip-Hop. The modern media brand, specifically designed for Gen X and those with the Strictly OG mindset, focuses on content, commerce and experiences that honor the CULTURE and the core elements of Hip-Hop — MC's, DJ's, Breakdancers, Graffiti Artists – in one robust platform.
Known as a global entertainment icon and entrepreneur with a career spanning three decades, LL COOL J's impressive body of work includes the successful SiriusXM channel "LL COOL J's Rock The Bells Radio," ten consecutive platinum-plus selling albums, a New York Times bestselling book and he is the first rapper to receive the prestigious Kennedy Center Honor.
He currently stars in the CBS hit primetime drama series NCIS: Los Angeles, which is currently in the twelfth season. He is a two-time Grammy® Award winner, NAACP Image Award winner, and both a passionate and avid philanthropist.