LL Cool J is taking a pageant promoter to court docket over the use their identify. The rapper filed a lawsuit towards Guerilla Union Inc., the promoters behind “Rock The Bells” pageant, accusing them ripping f the identify his 1985 hit tune, the Blast reviews. The rapper has requested the decide to cease the promoters from utilizing his hit single for the annual pageant which ran from 2004-2013.
LL Cool J filed a lawsuit towards Guerilla Union Inc. and the corporate’s founder Chang Weisberg who the legendary rapper accuses trademarking “Rock The Bells” in 2004. He alleged that Weisberg and Guerilla Union Inc. filed for the trademark for the hip-hop pageant with out correct authorization from LL Cool J or his camp. Along along with his 1985 single, LL Cool J launched a SiriusXM radio channel referred to as “Rock The Bells” earlier this 12 months.
LL Cool J claims that he requested that the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board put a halt to all Guerilla Union’s emblems. The board finally granted LL Cool J his want final 12 months. Unfortunately, that wasn’t sufficient for the live performance promoter to cease as LL Cool J accuses them constantly trying to trademark the identify for different functions.
The legendary rapper has demanded that the decide allow an injunction stopping Guerilla Union Inc from utilizing the identify his tune in addition to for unspecified damages.
Roxane Shante rose again into the limelight after the story her early profession was become a movie. The Netflix manufacturing Roxanne Roxanne positioned the entertain again on the Hip Hop group’s radar. The OG is not going to start participating with the plenty by satellite tv for pc radio. LL Cool J’s Rock The Bells Radio on SiriusXM welcomes Shante as Monday, October eight, at four p.m. ET.
Shante will debut her two-hour radio present together with her fellow Hip Hop veteran DJ Sylk as her co-host. They will present their explicit views as they interact with throwback content material and classics.
Rock The Bells Radio has different goodies within the rotation, fering contemporary takes on a variety subjects inside Hip Hop tradition. The hosts cowl music in addition to the curated retrospective content material. LL Cool J himself seems with visitors like “Snoop Dogg, Outkast, Kool Moe Dee, Public Enemy, A Tribe Called Quest, Too Short, Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, Wu-Tang Clan, Run-DMC, Brand Nubian, De La Soul, Black Moon and Ice-T.”
This gig comes three a long time after the discharge her hit observe, “Roxanne’s Revenge.” The track is taken into account to be the primary recorded diss observe within the historical past Hip Hop.
After the surprise release his album this week, and the even more surprising disses levelled at everyone from Lil Pump to Charlamagne, Eminem has finally sat down to discuss his new project, among other things.
The interview, on LL Cool J’s Rock The Bells Radio, which clocks in at almost an hour and a half, covers everything from the very beginning Eminem’s career. He explains how he got into rap (“the music just spoke to me”) and also relating to the character in his song “Stan,” describing how when talking to fans, “there’s always gonna be somebody that you don’t get the chance to get to” and that when he heard the beat with the Dido hook, he was reminded his childhood and how he worshipped people like LL and Run DMC. He was confused, however, about the reverse: “how could somebody worship me, though?” The song came out Em trying to understand this position worship.
There are also some great stories about the early days Eminem, post 8-Mile but pre full-on fame, like when he got the chance to meet Dr Dre in Vegas and Mark Bass told Em that “we got a call from some doctor.”
Listen to the interview below and Kamikaze here.