LOS ANGELES (AP) LL Cool J expended that night prior to Grammy Awards drinking Hennessy using most of their famous friends.
The 45-year-old rapper-actor plus coming back again Grammy host appeared to be the guest connected with reverance Saturday with a exclusive dining sponsored through the liquor brand. Celebrities such as Mark Cuban, Michael Bolton, Neil Patrick Harris, Mark Burnett, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and also Gene Simmons were between these exactly who lifted a goblet when LL Cool J proposed a toast for you to "success in every form."
"All kinds of wealth. Not simply just money, women and men wealth involving wisdom, the prosperity regarding happiness, that huge selection regarding joy, this wealth involving love. That's the reason why we're here," your dog said in the seductive collecting on the Bazaar by means of Jose Andres along at the SLS Hotel, when the actual food selection presented cocktails taken using liquid nitrogen as well as age 14 several dishes. "We aim for an excellent time, most people would like to take pleasure in ourselves, and we want some fun tomorrow since most people rejoice music."
LL Cool J is defined in order to host the 55th total Grammy Awards Sunday at Staples Center. He'll also carry out on the show, debuting a track from his forth-coming album, "Authentic," expected around May. He'll possibly be become a member about phase simply by Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello, Blink 182 drummer Travis Barker, DJ Z-Trip in addition to Chuck D regarding Public Enemy, which furthermore look about the album.
The album, his / her earliest inside five years, is usually taking the pup around different directions musically.
"It doesn't could be seen as I'm actively playing catch-up with what's taking now. It doesn't could be seen as I'm trying to perform whichever it can be the particular one could believe hip-hop does on now. It's just simply myself staying LL," he / she said. "I made an LL Cool J album. There's not any limits. The governor's off. I'm planning to experiment. I'm gonna work together with different people people believe expect, people everyone wouldn't be expecting plus simply complete a few great stuff, hopefully."
He launched his very first album, "Radio," throughout 1985 when he or she had been nonetheless a new teenager, never envisioning a new journey that would take him for the Grammy stage.
"When this first details followed out, they wasn't even entitled for a Grammy. That's the length of time the Grammys include come," he or she said. "The initial decade of my personal career, or maybe possibly more, rap weren't genuinely critically a contender inside Grammys. At a clear point we bought a category, nonetheless in which was just simply kind of up from the air, this wasn't televised, etc. So this specific is amazing regarding me."