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LL Cool J And Company Revisit “Rock The Bells” Through Complex’s Magnum Opus


As one of the progenitors of hip-hop music, LL Cool J has earned the right to look back on a long career with pride. Complex Magazine helped tint his nostalgia goggles recently through their Magnum Opus series, where classic records are broken down and given context by the people who made them.

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From artists to producers and label heads, to DJs and featured artists, Magnum Opus provides an extensive look back at important hip-hop cuts. This latest episode enlists Russell Simmons, Rick Rubin, DJ Cut Creator, and others to detail LL’s come up leading up to the release of his classic cut “Rock The Bells.” Check out this history lesson above.

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