LL Cool J Takes Bush Almost To Task


To the ever-evolving world of unlikely musical collaborations, add LL Cool J and Bon Jovi ax-man Richie Sambora. The rehabbed rocker lent his shredding prowess to the grandfather of hip-hop’s newest album, Exit 13 (out Sept 9), his last under his 22-year recording contract with Def Jam. What’s not so peculiar, though, and in keeping with this year’s fiery political torch lit by Kanye West and Nas before him, is an angsty solo track directed at President Bush, called “Mr. President.”

The New York Daily News had some of the lyrics, but early this week at a recording studio Radar chatted with the rapper about one verse in particular:

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