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    ©Getty Images Almost always wears a hat, and wears one of his pant legs rolled up.
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    ©Getty Images LL Cool J stands for "Ladies Love Cool James."
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    ©Getty Images Regarded as one of the most succesful rap artists of all time.
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    ©Getty Images Has four children (one boy and three girls): Najee (b. 1989), Italia (b. 1990), Samaria (b. 1995), and Nina Simone (b. 2000).
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    ©Getty Images The only job he had besides being an entertainer was that he was briefly a paper boy.
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    ©Getty Images His infamous lip-licking actually is a nervous habit he has developed during his younger years.
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    ©Getty Images He has been on Def Jam Records longer than any other artists from its start in 1985 to the present.
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    ©Getty Images In his personal life, he goes by the name Todd.
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    ©Getty Images Ranked #5 on VH1's 50 Greatest Hip Hop Artists.
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    ©Getty Images Ranked #32 on VH1's 100 Sexiest Artists.
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    ©Getty Images On his second album "B.A.D." (Bigger And Deffer), his single "I'm Bad" sampled the main theme of the 70's TV show "S.W.A.T." (1975) and, years later, he co-starred in the movie adaptation of that show.
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    ©Getty Images Separated from girlfriend Simone Johnson sometime after the birth of their second child.
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    ©Getty Images Has nicknames of Uncle L, The Future of the Funk, and Nickelhead.
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    ©Getty Images Has two tattoos on his shoulder: one is the word of 'Respect' on the left one and another is the word 'Mr. Smith' on the right.
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    ©Getty Images His son, Najee, was featured in his music video of "Hush."
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    ©Getty Images Has had rivalry with other rappers, such as Canibus, Kool Moe Dee, Wyclef Jean, MC Shan, and Ice-T.
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    ©Getty Images Has been the model for The Gap clothing and Ikea.
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    ©Getty Images Wrote and performed the first ever rap love song "I Need Love" in 1985.
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    ©Getty Images His another single, "I'm That Type of Guy", contained some quotes from the movie "The Wizard of Oz" (1939).
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    ©Getty Images Created the theme song of "Wildcats" (1986) while also had a cameo appearance in that movie.