publication date: Monday, February 23, 1998 (part of Round I)

category: Music

clue: This performer does coke and listens to his momma.

explanation: At the time this goo went online (February 1998), LL was appearing in TV commercials for Coca-Cola. One of L.L.'s biggest hits was "Momma Said Knock You Out." He has starred in numerous television and film roles. more…

solved by: Matthew Preston, Jason Peter Fedorow, Ryan Orsucci, Dave Kilstein, and Robbie Huggins

player landmarks: This was the first goo solved by Matthew Preston, Jason Peter Fedorow, Ryan Orsucci, and Dave Kilstein.

trivia: This was the very first goo. In retrospect, the game would have been better if it had begun with a more mainstream celebrity. Too many people didn't recognize LL Cool J.


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