LL Cool J http://wrkf.org en LL Cool J On 'Accidental Racist' And Authenticity http://wrkf.org/post/ll-cool-j-accidental-racist-and-authenticity <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=15770396" target="_blank">LL Cool J</a> has been making music for more than 25 years. Through it all, he says, he's tried his best to remain authentic.<p>"The last thing that I want to do is be a hack," says the rapper and actor, born James Todd Smith. "Someone who is adapting to whatever the current trend is, and manipulating the public into being on board with me even though, from an artistic standpoint, I'm not doing anything."<p><em>Authentic</em> is the name of LL Cool J's new album. Sat, 11 May 2013 20:54:00 +0000 editor 10249 at http://wrkf.org LL Cool J On 'Accidental Racist' And Authenticity