Tracklisting: LL Cool J – ‘Authentic’

Authentic

Don’t call it a comeback. Nearly 30 years after releasing his debut, LL Cool J is still a force to reckoned with. The hip-hop icon has assembled a diverse lineup for his upcoming 14th album Authentic, due April 30.

The 12 tracks feature appearances from rap, rock, R&B, and country all-stars including Eddie Van Halen, Snoop Dogg, Charlie Wilson, Travis Barker, Brad Paisley, Earth, Wind & Fire, and Bootsy Collins.

“I think that it’s going to break a lot of boundaries and give people who may not necessarily be into hip-hop a way to come in and listen to something,” the 45-year-old entertainer told ET. “And it’ll give the people who are into hip-hop a chance to kind of expand their minds a little bit.”

He will also launch his “Kings of the Mic” tour with Ice Cube, Public Enemy, De La Soul, and DJ Z-Trip on May 23 in Tucson, Arizona.

See the tracklisting below.

Authentic Tracklisting

1. “Bath Salt”
2. “Not Leaving You Tonight” feat. Fitz and the Tantrums & Eddie Van Halen
3. “New Love” feat. Charlie Wilson
4. “We Came to Party” feat. Snoop Dogg & Fatman Scoop
5. “Give Me Love” feat. Seal
6. “Something About You (Love the World)” feat. Charlie Wilson, Melody Thornton, & Earth, Wind & Fire
7. “Bartender Please” feat. Snoop Dogg, Bootsy Collins, & Travis Barker
8. “Whaddup” feat. Chuck D, Travis Barker, Tom Morello, & DJ Z-Trip
9. “Between the Sheetz” feat. Mickey Shiloh
10. “Closer” feat. Monica
11. “Live For You” feat. Brad Paisley
12. “We’re the Greatest” feat. Eddie Van Halen

[HHNM]



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17 Comments

  1. HangitupHoe

    11 songs out of 12 with features…

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  2. JFB

    YESSSS MONICA is on here.. Super excited for that…

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  3. tripper27

    too many features…im sure this will still be a classic!

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  4. Ruthy

    Where’s “Take It” with Joe?

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    Ice Reply:

    @Ruthy, EXACTLY, the best song he’s made in a long time isn’t even on the album. He shouldh’ve pushed that at radio instead of dropping upbeat tracks that no one cares about. It’s his R&B collaborations that people want, like Luv U Better and Hush.

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  5. Shells Bixby

    GARBAGE!

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  6. opd2

    d-mn this is a ft album,only one with him alone,he gving montana a run for is money,when it come to ft.

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  7. MMmHmm

    O_o YOU CANT HAVE AN AUTHENTIC HI HOP ALBUM WITHOUT A FEMALE HIP HOP ARTISTS FROM THE 90s

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  8. Leggo

    Actually sounds hot

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  9. Trey

    Thats a crazy amount of great musical features. I wonder how this will turn out or will it be samples of those featured.

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  10. REAL SH!T

    If your gonna put so much features on yo album at least put good features on like on Jesus Piece. The only good featuresthat people wanna listen to are snoop dogg, monica and charlie wilson

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  11. MelodyDaily.NET

    MELODY THORNTON WOWOWOWO !!

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  12. Kristiopher

    Wow! Monica is on there! The vocal bible I kno she gon slay it!

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  13. 534534

    Bath Salt? he trippin

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  14. Mm

    Wow…. Monica !!!!!!! Super excited !

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  15. Mat

    Queen Thornton !!!!!!!!!!! With the Hip-hop legend, so important!

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  16. Linwood Rose

    There are a lot of features but they actually all, for the most part, work REALLY well. This is a dope album. Take It’s a good song but it’s not close to some of the joints on the actual album. Good news though folks, there are a bunch of bonus tracks that aren’t listed. Features with DJ Premier, Marley Marl, and Take It is on the bonus roster too.

    Dope shit. Salute the Legend.

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