NEW YORK, July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lyric Video for LL COOL J's song "Not Leaving You Tonight," featuring Fitz & The Tantrums with Eddie Van Halen, off his critically-acclaimed new album AUTHENTIC premiered today on METRO LYRICS and will go live at 11 AM EDT on Tuesday, July 9 on VEVO.
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The two-time Grammy®-winning recording artist recently scored his 13th Top-10 Album on the Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Chart with AUTHENTIC. With the release of the new Album, on 429 Records/The Savoy Label Group, the multi-platinum artist returned to the studio and kicked the volume up to create a powerful new album that came from his true passion for music and would speak to his fans. AUTHENTIC is currently available at Amazon.com, iTunes, Target and other select retailers.
Of AUTHENTIC, the Associated Press says the Album, "hit[s] all the right notes from romantic to raucous to punk," and PEOPLE magazine gives the Album 3 out of 4 stars, saying of LL, "On his 14th album, he mixes old-school hip-hop ("New Love") with rave-ready beats ("Not Leaving You Tonight")…[with] guest spots by Seal, Chuck D and Eddie Van Halen make the rest of Authentic feel like a rowdy A-List house party."
Celebrating his 30th year in music, LL just wrapped his very successful "The Kings Of The Mic" Tour. The energetic and crowd-pleasing show visited thousands of fans in more than 29 cities across the country this summer.
First introduced to the world in 1984 as a Def Jam Records flagship artist, LL is the first rap artist to amass ten consecutive platinum-plus selling albums. The multi-platinum artist and two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominee is currently tied for third place for the most Billboard chart debuts by a rapper. For three decades, LL has continued to influence hip-hop with rap ballads that captivate generations of audiences. Since then, the veteran rapper has evolved his scope of work across entertainment appearing in numerous television and film roles, among many other projects.
AUTHENTIC was recorded in Los Angeles and is Executive Produced by LL COOL J and will be released as a joint venture by LL COOL J, Inc. and 429 Records. For more information, details and updates, visit www.LLCOOLJ.com, Facebook.com/LLCOOLJ, Twitter.com/LLCOOLJ and Twitter.com/TeamLLGoat.
ABOUT LL COOL J
LL COOL J is an entertainment icon who has found great success crossing into multiple mediums. A two-time Grammy® Award winner, recording artist, talented actor, New York Times best-selling author, NAACP Image Award winner, entrepreneur and philanthropist, LL continues to display his wide range of talents with every project. LL currently stars on one of the consistently highest rated shows on television, the CBS hit primetime drama series, "NCIS: LOS ANGELES." His performance on the show has garnered him a NAACP Image Award for "Outstanding Male Actor in a Drama Series" three years in a row (2011 – 2013) for his role as 'Special Agent Sam Hanna,' which can now be seen in more than 200 countries.
ABOUT 429 RECORDS
429 Records is a unit of The Savoy Label Group (SLG). SLG is the North American based division of Nippon Columbia the oldest music company in Japan. The Savoy Label Group has evolved into a Grammy Award winning and chart topping independent music company consistently outperforming competitors in key music categories as monitored by Billboard Magazine. The Savoy Label Group is led by Steve Vining and is based in Los Angeles, CA. For more information visit: www.429records.com
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