15 Ways Chris Lighty Changed Hip-Hop

He Introduced LL Cool J to Trackmasters

When: 1995

By the mid-90s, LL Cool J was already a legend, but there was no denying that he had lost some of his edge. In order to get him back to the top, Lighty hooked him up with production duo Trackmasters. They proved a formidable team and went on to make some of LL's biggest hits, including "Hey Lover," "I Shot Ya," and "Loungin."

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