Apr 29 2010

LL Cool J is a rarity: A first wave hip-hop legend who has managed to continuously elevate his profile for more than two decades and counting. So, it seems only natural that for #MusicMonday, he told us that his current musical obsession is a healthy combination of something classic and something current.

“I just bought Jimi Hendrix’s new album Valleys of Neptune,” the man born James Todd Smith told MTV News on the red carpet of the Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas on April 18.

Read the full story at MTV. com