On this day, November 18, 1985, James Todd Smith AKA, L.L. Cool J. released his debut album “Radio” at 17 years old. The album was released by Def Jam Records and reached Platinum status.
“Radio” is considered a hip-hop genre classic and helped establish LL Cool J as one of the early pioneers of the genre. The album features tracks like “I Can’t Live Without My Radio” and “Rock the Bells.”