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The Sexy and Talented LL Cool J

Updated on April 22, 2012



Yes I am here at Obsessions Anonymous and I am willing and able to admit proudly that I am obsessed with LL Cool J. You see I understand that I am a grown woman, a mother and a wife but there is that twinge deep down inside that makes me go crazy at the look or thought of this incredibly diverse and sexy man. This has been a life long obsession (well since I was about 15 years old). The mere sight of his sexiness sends me quickly into school girl status. You might wonder why I am so obsessed by this man but taking a quick look at that face, those lips and that body should be enough to understand. However, there is so much more to LL Cool J than just his looks; he is a rapper, an actor, a writer, a family man, and an entrepreneur to name just a few.

I was 15 when I heard my first LL Cool J song Rock The Bells. I had never seen the man but I knew at that time that I liked the music; it was a short time later that I saw the Movie Krush Groove and had to know more about who this LL Cool J person was because he was a cutie. A few years later and I heard I Need Love and it was over, my crush was in full force. I was not quite obsessed but I was definitely headed in that dangerous direction down that slippery slope. Then when I was about 18 or 19 his third album came out Walking with a Panther and although it was not a commercial success (some consider it his worst album ever) I enjoyed such songs as Going Back to Cali and Big Ole Butt. I was at college at this time going to the University of California at Santa Barbara (Go Gauchos!). I knew LL Cool J had a new album coming out and I waited with baited breath to buy it. When I got Mama Said Knock You Out I listened to it all day everyday for about two weeks (annoying my roommates the whole time but not caring).

After those two weeks I took a trip with one of my roommates to Los Angeles to see family and to have some fun. While in LA my girlfriend and I decided to go to the Hard Rock Café mainly because I had never been and thought it would be kind of fun and a bit nostalgic. When we got to the restaurant there was a bit of a wait because it was really busy. My roommate and I were discussing whether we should leave because it was taking way too long, that was until my roomy says to me “Don’t you know that guy over there with the hat on?” I looked over to the area she was talking about and could only see the back of the person’s head who was standing about 40 feet away from us but it didn’t matter I knew exactly who it was and I immediately started to hyperventilate. It was after all LL Cool J in the flesh right here right now and right in front of me. Worse yet I was freaking out and he was walking right toward us. I must have looked like a total lunatic because he stopped right in front of me smiled with those dimples and said, “Hello”. I melted freaked out and said “Hello” right back but for some reason it came out in a very loud voice as if he wouldn’t be able to hear me. I felt so silly as if I had totally lost myself in that moment. We talked for a little bit nothing major or even memorable and at that moment my obsession would grow full force and it would not help that I would go to his concert shortly there after. I would kick myself later for not doing something different when I first met him and missing out on the chance of a lifetime but that would change a few months later when I would run into him again. Twice!?! Impossible! I mean even lightening doesn’t strike the same place twice but now I understand that this world is truly small. This time I was in LA again but at a different venue. Again we came face to face and again he stopped right in front of me, however this time I was much more pulled together and tried to act like he was an old friend even though the butterflies in my stomach were coming through my throat. I was shocked and thrilled that he remembered me and we were able to talk some more. These experiences I will never forget even though they were years ago. They are still incredibly special to me.

Meeting LL Cool J furthered enforced my crush because he is completely down to earth and a very nice guy. LL Cool J loves his fans and seems to be a people person wanting to talk to and learn about his fans simply because they want to know about him.

I still have those silly school feelings that are uncontrollable. I try to act as mature as possible although sometimes I will let out in a scream of joy at the sight of him without his shirt on. Hey it is an obsession and he is LL Cool J what can I say I am a Lady and Ladies Love Cool James.



James Todd Smith was born January 14, 1968 in St. Albans, Queens, New York City.



Radio (1985)


Bigger and Deffer (1987)


Walking with a Panther (1989)


Mama Said Knock You Out (1990)


14 Shots to the Dome (1993)


Mr. Smith (1995)


Phenomenon (1997)


G.O.A.T. (2000)


10 (2002)


The DEFinition (2004)


Todd Smith (2006)


Exit 13 (2008)



In the House – Plays Ex Raiders Football Star Marion Hill

Several Guest Appearances – Several Shows

Commercials – Pepsi, Sears, Old Spice

The Man - Set to star in New Television Series


Krush Groove (1985)

Wildcats (1986)

The Hard Way (1991)

Toys (1992)

Woo (1998)

DeepBlueSea (1999) In Too Deep (1999)

Any Given Sunday (1999)

Charlie’s Angels (2000)

Kingdom Come (2001)

Rollerball (2002)

Deliver Us from Eva (2003)

S.W.A.T (2003)

Mindhunters (2004)

Edison (2005)

Slow Burn (2005) Last Holiday (2006)

Heartland (2007)

The Deal (2008)

My favorite LL Cool J movies are Kingdome Come, Deliver Us from Eva and Last Holiday. Each role



MTV Video Music Awards


NAACP Image Awards


Grammy Awards


Soul Train Music Awards


Blockbuster Entertainment Awards


Billboard Awards



LL Cool J Line – Sears



I Make My Own Rules – An Autobiography

LL Cool J's Platinum Workout: Sculpt Your Best Body Ever with Hollywood's Fittest Star – A Workout Guide


And The Winner Is… - A Children’s Book

LL Cool J (Hip-Hop Stars) – A Hip Hop Historical Book




LL Cool J Commercial

LL Cool J - Around The Way Girl

L L Cool J interview for Last Holiday


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    • Triplet Mom profile image

      Triplet Mom 9 years ago from West Coast

      Thank you MH!! I am still trying to find a reason not to like him but in the last 20+ years I have found absolutely nothing. I hope your GF enjoys!!

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      MotherHubber 9 years ago

      LOL - I am sending this to my girlfriend who LOVES LL! But then, who doesn't? WHAT'S NOT TO LIKE??? Thanks for all of the wonderful photos, too. :-)

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      Triplet Mom 9 years ago from West Coast

      Lol G-Ma....Tempting is a great word and fits him perfectly!! Thanks G-Ma!!

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      Merle Ann Johnson 9 years ago from NW in the land of the Free

      Well I have to agree..even at my age he looks tempting...LOL G-Ma :O) Hugs & Peace

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      Triplet Mom 9 years ago from West Coast

      Wow Princessa that is wonderful!! Thanks for letting me know! Yes he is hot and talented!!

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      Wendy Iturrizaga 9 years ago from France

      He is hot and talented... and you are number one in google with this hub :) well done! I have a screenshot showing your hub as a google n°1 on the forum.

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      Triplet Mom 9 years ago from West Coast

      Jules - I know I have problems but I am ok with that lol. Just glad you were there or I would have totally missed him. To bad you werent at the other one too!!

      Goldentoad - Don't go there lol, no steroids for the man!! Yeah I like that he keeps on going.

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      goldentoad 9 years ago from Free and running....

      I'm investigating him for steroid abuse. j/k, don't knock me out! No matter if one tries to hate on LL, he keeps comin' back, better than ever, and its good to see he never faded out like the other originals of rap, like Run DMC, Beastie Boys, Slick Rick, Doug E Fresh, and on and on....

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      Julia 9 years ago

      I totally remember that trip to Hard Rock. And the big ol' purple hat he was wearing. (i thought you knew if from school!) :) You're funny!

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      Triplet Mom 9 years ago from West Coast

      Yes he does, I would even say that he is in the best shape ever!! And I have heard great things about his workout book that it is very user friendly and full of good information.

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      ocbill 9 years ago from hopefully somewhere peaceful and nice

      Yeah, he does stay in shape. good job

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      Triplet Mom 9 years ago from West Coast

      Yeah he is pretty amazing (she said in a dreamy voice). He takes really good care of his body and I appreciate that about him. lol.

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      Ryan Hupfer 9 years ago from San Francisco, CA

      Wow, LL Cool J is 40 and has a new workout book...that's pretty amazing.