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LL COOL J coming to LIC tonight

LL COOL J

July 19, 2017 By Nathaly Pesantez

LL COOL J will be attending a jewelry showcase and book signing event in Long Island City Wednesday night.

Simone I. Smith, jewelry designer and wife of LL COOL J, will host “A Toast to Summer” along with Claire Sulmers, editor-in-chief and founder of Fashion Bomb Daily, at Aloft Long Island City (27-45 Jackson Ave.) on July 19 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Copies of Sulmers’s book “The Bomb Life: My Brand. My Terms” will be available, signed by the author herself.

Smith will also present her latest jewelry, which will be available for purchase. A portion of every sale will be donated to the ALS and the American Cancer Society.

The event is RSVP only.

Smith and LL COOL J have been married since 1995.

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Uncle L appearing at his wife’s girlfriend bullshit hipster lifestyle book signing? Say it ain’t so

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LL Cool J was featured on my first mixtape, “Hipsters Go Home” about the dwindling bowling community in LIC and how progress and development are bad. We could have made it big but Bill DeBlasio was running Hot97 at the time and refused to give our record any spins.

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