Wake IT UP!!!
Can you believe that L.L. Cool J. released the song ‘Mama Said Knock You Out’ almost 30 years ago!? L.L. released this song on February 26, 1991–27 years ago this week! Before “Mama Said Knock You Out” was released, many people felt that LL Cool J’s career was waning; his grandmother, who still believed in his talent, told him to “knock out” all his critics–and HENCE the title track for his album was BORN!
The single peeked at number 17 on the Billboard Hot 100 and went to #1 on the Rap charts.The single also won the Grammy Award for Best Rap Solo Performance in 1992. The song takes various shots at Kool Moe Dee.