LL Cool J Interview Shares On Eminem Collaboration For New Album 'G.O.A.T. 2' Releasing 2015

3:19 PM EST 12/30/2014 by Tam Woods, Celebeat Reporter

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LL Cool J is working on his next album G.O.A.T. 2. and shared in a recent interview with Rap-Up, that he has recorded tracks with Eminem and T.I. , as well as other fresh new rappers. You can check out the video clip above. 

"I got a lot of young gunners on this album. People that are hungry and want to make the best music. It's about the beats and the bars and the rhymes. It's about being current and fresh and riveting - not a bunch of old tired 95 nugget ring bullshit. It's newness."

"Me and Em have a song. He just recently let me hear his verse and it's crazy. He's chainsawing shit," LL said. "I think people are gonna be pleasantly surprised when they hear me and him on a record together."

"It's our first time we ever did something together," he shared. "This is a record that I think people are gonna be excited [about]. To miss out on this G.O.A.T. 2 album would be a travesty for hip-hop. You can't miss this shit."

G.O.A.T. 2 will arrive 15 years after the original G.O.A.T., will also include collaborations with OGs like Raekwon ("I'm Nice") and T.I. "We just got together, talkin' and vibin'," he said of working with Tip. "He had an idea that he wanted to send me and I thought it was a crazy idea, and we collaborated and put something together that I think people are gonna bug out on. It's gonna be trippy."

LL Cool J is known for pioneering hip-hop tracks such as "I Can't Live Without My Radio", "I'm Bad", "The Boomin' System", "Rock The Bells", and "Mama Said Knock You Out" as well as romantic ballads such as "I Need Love", "Around the Way Girl", and "Hey Lover".

He has released thirteen studio albums and two greatest hits compilations, including 2008's Exit 13, the last for his record deal with Def Jam Recordings. His latest album, Authentic, was released on April 30, 2013. 

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