2017 Harvard DuBois Medal Ceremony

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LL Cool J is a rapper, actor and business man, but now you can add a Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominee. According to Hip Hop DX the list has arrived with the candidates including Nina Simone, Rage Against The Machine and more.

In order to be eligible for this honor the artist or band must have released its first recording at least 25 years prior to the year of induction. He has been nominated multiple times before for this and is hoping to finally get it.

LL Cool J’s debut album, “Radio” was released on Def Jam Recordings in 1985 nearly 32 years ago. Since then he has recorded 13 studio albums. Fans can vote from October 5th until December 5th for the artist they want to get the award. The ceremony will take place in Cleveland, Ohio on April 14th, 2018.

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