Russell Simmons

The Making of LL Cool J’s ‘Rock the Bells’

As part of their “Magnum Opus” series, Complex spoke with LL Cool J, Rick Rubin, Russell Simmons and others that were involved in making LL’s historic record, “Rock the Bells.” The track was one of his earliest hits and is considered one of the greatest rap songs of all-time.
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