"Hip-hop's always reached out to kids. If you look at the last 10 big albums it might seem ironic. But when I look at the history of this music it's always had a lot of positivity."
"One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain."LL Cool J on Bob Marley
"If music be the food of love, play on."LL Cool J on William Shakespeare
"Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything."LL Cool J on Plato
"Without music, life would be a mistake."LL Cool J on Friedrich Nietzsche
"I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was a necessity for me-like food or water."LL Cool J on Ray Charles
"I am artistic so I reserve the right to change my mind at any point. I just like to do different things. What is more important than the name is that people know that I really like acting, I enjoy it and I want people to know that I am serious."
"I don't wanna abandon my identity as LL Cool J, but at the same time, I had to figure out how to let people know that I'm really serious about making these movies."
"What is more important than the name is that people know that I really like acting, I enjoy it and I want people to know that I am serious. The name thing: I will always be L.L. Cool J."
"Stay focused, go after your dreams and keep moving toward your goals."
"Dreams don't have deadlines. I'm thinking of doing bigger and better things and having more fun with it."