Best LL Cool J Songs

Best LL Cool J Songs
This article will list the entire discography of LL Cool J and, all his 12 studio albums.
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LL Cool J is the name that the American actor and rap music performer James Todd Smith goes by. Smith was born on January 14, 1968 and is one of the most recognized rappers around the world today. He has released 12 studio albums, the latest being 'Exit 13' which was released in 2008. He has also acted in a number of films and TV shows as well.
Smith was born in New York, and his name is an abbreviation for Ladies Love Cool James (LL Cool J). He started rapping when he was 9 years old, and his first single 'I Need a Beat' was released in 1984.
This list of songs given here will give a detailed account of all the studio albums that Smith has released over the years. You may have heard a number of these songs, as most of them have been very popular chartbusters.
Album Name Year of Release List of Songs
Radio 1985
  • I can't live without my radio
  • You can't dance
  • Dear Yvette
  • I can give you more
  • Dangerous
  • Rock the bells
  • I need a beat (remix)
  • That's a lie
  • You'll rock
  • I want you
Bigger and Deffer 1987
  • I'm bad
  • Kanday
  • Get down
  • Bristol hotel
  • My rhyme ain't done
  • .357 - Break it on down
  • Go cut creator go
  • Breakthrough
  • I need love
  • Ahh, let's get ill
  • The do wop
Walking With a Panther 1989
  • Droppin em
  • Smokin, dopin
  • Fast peg
  • Clap your hands
  • Nitro
  • You're my heart
  • I'm that type of guy
  • Why do you think they call it dope
  • Going back to Cali
  • Crime stories
  • It gets no rougher
  • Big ole butt
  • One shot at love
  • 1-900 LL Cool J
  • Two different worlds
  • Jealous
  • Jingling baby
  • Def jam in the motherland
  • Change your ways
  • Jack the ripper
Mama Said Knock You Out 1990
  • The boomin system
  • Around the way girl
  • Eat em up, L chill
  • Mr. good bar
  • Murdergram
  • Cheesy rat blues
  • Farmers Blvd. (our anthem)
  • Mama said knock you out
  • Milky cereal
  • Jingling baby (remix)
  • To da break of dawn
  • 6 minutes of pleasure
  • Illegal search
  • The power of God
14 Shots to the Dome 1993
  • How I'm comin
  • Buckin em down
  • Stand by your man
  • A little somethin
  • Pink cookies in a plastic bag getting crushed by buildings
  • Straight from Queens
  • Funkadelic relic
  • All we got left is the beat
  • No Frontin Allowed (NFA)
  • Back seat (of my jeep)
  • Soul survivor
  • Ain't no stoppin this
  • Diggy down
  • Crossroads
Mr. Smith 1995
  • The intro
  • Make it hot
  • Hip hop
  • Hey lover
  • Doin it
  • Life as...
  • I shot ya
  • Mr. Smith
  • No airplay
  • Loungin
  • Hollis to Hollywood
  • God bless
  • Get da drop on em
  • I shot ya (remix)

These 6 studio albums really brought LL Cool J to the public spotlight, and cemented his status as one of the best and most successful rappers of all time. The best songs from the 90's became a part of all best rap songs compilations and best songs of the 90's compilations as well. The following 6 studio albums are listed below.
Album Name Year of Release List of Songs
Phenomenon 1997
  • Phenomenon
  • Candy
  • Starsky and Hutch
  • Another dollar
  • Nobody can freak you
  • Hot hot hot
  • 4, 3, 2, 1
  • Wanna get paid
  • Father
  • Don't be late, Don't come too soon
G.O.A.T. 2000
  • Intro
  • Imagine that
  • Back where I belong
  • LL Cool J
  • Take it off
  • Skit
  • Fuhgidabowdit
  • Farmers
  • This is us
  • Can't think
  • Hello
  • You and me
  • Homicide
  • You can't **** with me
  • Queens is
  • The G.O.A.T.
  • Ill bomb
  • M.I.S.S. I
10 2002
  • Intro
  • Born to love you
  • Luv U Better
  • Paradise
  • Fa ha
  • Niggy nuts
  • Amazin
  • Clockin G's
  • Lollipop
  • After school
  • Throw ya L's up
  • U should
  • 10 million stars
  • Mirror mirror
  • Big mama (unconditional love)
The DEFinition 2004
  • Headsprung
  • Rub my back
  • I'm about to get her
  • Move somethin
  • Hush
  • Every sip
  • Shake it baby
  • Can't explain it
  • Feel the beat
  • Apple cobbler
  • 1 in the morning
Todd Smith 2006
  • It's LL and Santana
  • Control myself
  • Favorite flavor
  • Freeze
  • Best dress
  • Preserve the sexy
  • What you want
  • I've changed
  • Ooh wee
  • #1 fan
  • Down the aisle
  • We're gonna make it
  • So sick (remix)
Exit 13 2008
  • It's time for war
  • Old school new school
  • Feel my heartbeat
  • Get over here
  • Baby
  • You better watch me
  • Cry
  • Baby (rock remix)
  • Rocking with the G.O.A.T.
  • This is ring tone M
  • Like a radio
  • I fall in love
  • Ur only a customer
  • Mr. President
  • American girl
  • Speedin on da highway/Exit 13
  • Come and party with me
  • We rollin
  • Dear hip hop
  • New York
  • 5 boroughs

Now that you know all the LL Cool J songs ever released (excluding singles), here are his top 10 songs.
  1. I can't live without my radio - 1985
  2. Mama said knock you out - 1990
  3. Jack the ripper - 1989
  4. Phenomenon - 1997
  5. Like a radio - 2008
  6. I need love - 1987
  7. What you want - 2006
  8. Feel the beat - 2004
  9. The G.O.A.T. - 2000
  10. Going back to Cali - 1989
With this knowledge, you are now ready to explore a whole new side of hip hop songs. He is one of the leading performers in the rap community today, and hip hop lovers should not miss any of his songs or albums.