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  2. Friday, May 02
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Ludacris On His Former Intern Status & Writing Music

Plus La La Anthony and Kevin Liles weigh in on Ludacris' incredible successes.

Ludacris On His Complicated Relationship With His Dad

Ludacris, his family and La La Anthony recount his relationship with his father.

LL Cool J's Journey From NYC To Icon Status

One of hip hop's founding fathers opens up about his triumphs, failures and the legacy he continues to build.

LL Cool J On Buying A Cougar With His First Paycheck

Plus LL Cool J reveals how he and his friends came up with his stage name.

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  1. Ludacris is the southern rhyme slinger whose style changed the game. He broke into hip hop as an Atlanta radio DJ but when he flipped his skills into rapping people weren't convinced. Ludacris refused to take no for an answer and through sheer perseveranc...  Read Full Summary »

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  2. LL Cool J came of age in New York City where he witnessed unspeakable violence and used hip hop as his escape. He's gone from the streets of New York City to teen sensation and a legendary MC who helped re-write music history. At the peak of his success h...  Read Full Summary »

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  3. Curtis Jackson III, aka 50 Cent, grew up on the violent and drug infested streets of Jamaica, Queens. His mother was murdered when he was 8, and by the time he was a teenager, he was following in her footsteps, dealing crack to make ends meet. Several ar...  Read Full Summary »

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