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LL Cool J will rap at the Kings (Credit: Jin Lee)

LL Cool J will rap at the Kings of the Mic Tour at the Roseland Ballroom in Manhattan. (June 20, 2013)

LL Cool J, Public Enemy and De La Soul 'Kings of the Mic' tour

A triple bill of Long Island acts -- LL Cool J, Public Enemy and De La Soul -- performs June 20, 2013 at Manhattan's Roseland Ballroom.

LL Cool J rapping during the
(Credit: Jin Lee)

LL Cool J rapping during the "Kings of the Mic" tour at the Roseland Ballroom in Manhattan. (June 20, 2013)

LL Cool J leans over speakers and gets
(Credit: Jin Lee)

LL Cool J leans over speakers and gets closer to the crowd at the Roseland Ballroon in Manhattan. (June 20, 2013)

LL Cool J is one of three Long
(Credit: Jin Lee)

LL Cool J is one of three Long Island-based acts performing at the "Kings of the Mic" tour at the Roseland Ballroom in Manhattan. (June 20, 2013)

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LL Cool J getting into his performance at
(Credit: Jin Lee)

LL Cool J getting into his performance at the "Kings of the Mic" tour at the Roseland Ballroom in Manhattan. (June 20, 2013)

LL Cool J performing at the
(Credit: Jin Lee)

LL Cool J performing at the "Kings of the Mic" tour at the Roseland Ballroom in Manhattan. (June 20, 2013)

Lights beam behind LL Cool J as he
(Credit: Jin Lee)

Lights beam behind LL Cool J as he performs during the "Kings of the Mic" tour at the Roseland Ballroom in Manhattan. (June 20, 2013)

Public Enemy raps at the
(Credit: Jin Lee)

Public Enemy raps at the "Kings of the Mic" tour at the Roseland Ballroom in Manhattan. (June 20, 2013)

Public Enemy is one of three Long Island
(Credit: Jin Lee)

Public Enemy is one of three Long Island artists performing at the Kings of the Mic Tour at the Roseland Ballroom in Manhattan. (June 20, 2013)

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Public Enemy on stage during the
(Credit: Jin Lee)

Public Enemy on stage during the "Kings of the Mic" tour at the Roseland Ballroom in Manhattan. (June 20, 2013)

Public Enemy during the
(Credit: Jin Lee)

Public Enemy during the "Kings of the Mic" tour at the Roseland Ballroom in Manhattan. (June 20, 2013)

Members of Public Enemy at the
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Members of Public Enemy at the "Kings of the Mic" tour at the Roseland Ballroom in Manhattan. (June 20, 2013)

Public Enemy interacting with the crowd during the
(Credit: Jin Lee)

Public Enemy interacting with the crowd during the Kings of the Mic Tour at the Roseland Ballroom in Manhattan. (June 20, 2013)

A crowd shot during the Kings of the
(Credit: Jin Lee)

A crowd shot during the Kings of the Mic Tour at the Roseland Ballroom in Manhattan. (June 20, 2013)

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Ice Cube hits the stage during the
(Credit: Jin Lee)

Ice Cube hits the stage during the "Kings of the Mic" tour at the Roseland Ballroom in Manhattan. (June 20, 2013)

Ice Cube performing at the
(Credit: Jin Lee)

Ice Cube performing at the "Kings of the Mic" tour at the Roseland Ballroom in Manhattan. (June 20, 2013)

Ice Cube, a West Coast rapper, on stage
(Credit: Jin Lee)

Ice Cube, a West Coast rapper, on stage at the "Kings of the Mic" tour at the Roseland Ballroom in Manhattan. (June 20, 2013)

Ice Cube in front of a backdrop during
(Credit: Jin Lee)

Ice Cube in front of a backdrop during the "Kings of the Mic" tour at the Roseland Ballroom in Manhattan. (June 20, 2013)

Members of DeLa Soul hit the stage during
(Credit: Jin Lee)

Members of DeLa Soul hit the stage during the "Kings of the Mic" tour at the Roseland Ballroom in Manhattan. (June 20, 2013)

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Members of DeLa Soul interacting during the
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Members of DeLa Soul interacting during the "Kings of the Mic" tour at the Roseland Ballroom in Manhattan. (June 20, 2013)

Former New York Knicks forward Anthony Mason standing
(Credit: Jin Lee)

Former New York Knicks forward Anthony Mason standing backstage during the "Kings of the Mic" tour at the Roseland Ballroom in Manhattan. (June 20, 2013)

Members of DeLa Soul acknowledging the audience during
(Credit: Jin Lee)

Members of DeLa Soul acknowledging the audience during the Kings of the Mic Tour at the Roseland Ballroom in Manhattan. (June 20, 2013)

Members of DeLa Soul during the
(Credit: Jin Lee)

Members of DeLa Soul during the "Kings of the Mic" tour at the Roseland Ballroom in Manhattan. (June 20, 2013)

DJ Chuck Chill Out on stage during the
(Credit: Jin Lee)

DJ Chuck Chill Out on stage during the "Kings of the Mic" tour at the Roseland Ballroom in Manhattan. (June 20, 2013)

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Members of DeLa Soul spinning records during at
(Credit: Jin Lee)

Members of DeLa Soul spinning records during at the "Kings of the Mic" tour in Manhattan. (June 20, 2013)

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