LL Cool J moonlighting doing ballet

Last updated 05:00 21/02/2013
LL Cool J
Reuters
HE'S GOT THE MOVED: LL Cool J reveals that he practices ballet regularly.

Relevant offers

Entertainment

Survivor NZ: negligence leads contestants to eat brown fluid Southern rock music pioneer Gregg Allman dead at 69 Dog interrupts Russian news broadcast MasterChef Australia: Gary Mehigan dishes on season nine and Matt Preston's 'style' From Palmerston North Sunday school teacher to dancing topless at Paris' famous cabaret Controversial series 13 Reasons Why continues to dominate Kiwi's screen time Lower Hutt school team Canada-bound to defend Kids' Literature Quiz world crown Model Miranda Kerr set to wed Snapchat mogul in 'super-small, private' LA ceremony A sneak peek at Teeks Book review: Marlborough Man by Alan Carter

LL Cool J reveals that he practices ballet regularly.

The 45-year-old rapper-and-actor is not a stranger to pliés.

He confesses that he practices these dance moves quote often.

Cool J's NCIS: Los Angeles co-star Renée Felice Smith is impressed by his skills, which he has shown off behind the scenes on the TV programme's set.

"He's great -- he's got an infectious spirit and I support that," Smith told ET Online.

"[We] have a little dance break [between scenes]. He's a mover and I'm a tapper, so sometimes we trade moves. [LL] has a lovely port de bras [ballet move]."

Cool J is committed to his craft and has loaded up on ballet clothing and shoes.

He tries to dance as often as possible.

"Yeah, I've been freelancing, I've been moonlighting doing ballet every weekend, that's my new thing," Cool J laughed.

"I was going to come out with it next week, but since she [Renée] scooped it, yeah. I actually have a leotard on under here, with the ballet slippers -- go LL, go LL!"

Cool J will be releasing his thirteenth studio album in May which is entitled Authentic Hip-Hop.

He is elated to have returned to form musically and can't wait to share his new work with fans.

"I used the word 'authentic' because it's really me doing something with heart," LL explained to USA Today recently.

"I'm not going to pretend that I'm 15 or be chasing whatever the current trend is. What I didn't want to do was make a record that is all about [featured artists]. Nowadays, you hear a record on the radio, and you don't know whose record it is because there are so many people on it. I want people to know it's an LL record."

Ad Feedback

- Cover Media

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content