Rap veteran LL Cool J has renewed his contract with DEF JAM - the record
label which the hip-hop star has spent his entire career signed to.
The PHENOMENON star feels "blessed" he's staying with the label, because
he believes his partnership with the firm paved the way for modern hip-hop in
He says, "I have been with Def Jam from the very beginning and am proud to
be a part of their ongoing growth and success. Together, we paved the way for
an entire hip-hop community and I am blessed to continue to call Def Jam my