LL Cool J named Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominee The prestigious Rock and Roll Hall of Fame just announced their 2019 nominees and from genre the R&B and Hip Hop genre the artist highly regarded some would say they are living legends. Legendary group Rufus & Chaka Khan and iconic singer\/actress Janet Jackson, and representing Hip Hop is LL Cool J. Rufus and Chaka Khan was one of the top funk bands in the 70's most known for their hits such as "Tell Me Something Good," "Do You Love What You Feel," and "Ain't Nobody." Chaka Khan would eventually leave the band and have successful solo career as well. Janet Jackson part of the legendary Jackson family tree is most known for her classic albums Control, Rhythm Nation 1814, and the Velvet Rope. MC LL Cool J known as the artist that help build the most iconic record label Def Jam Recordings. LL released 12 studio albums on Def Jam classics such as his 1987 debut Radio, Bigger and Deffer, and Mama Said Knock You Out among others. RECOMMENDED:JANET JACKSON & Q-TIP PERFORM TOGETHER IN NYC More first-time nominees include\u00a0Stevie Nicks, Radiohead,\u00a0Rage Against the Machine,\u00a0the Cure,\u00a0Kraftwerk,\u00a0MC5, the Zombies\u00a0Devo,\u00a0Roxy Music,\u00a0Todd Rundgren,\u00a0John Prine, and\u00a0Def Leppard.\u00a0Fans can vote for their favorite nominees to win at\u00a0the Rock Hall\u2019s website\u00a0before the 2019 inductees are announced in December. The 2018 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees included\u00a0Nina Simone,\u00a0Bon Jovi,\u00a0the Cars, the\u00a0Moody Blues, and\u00a0Sister Rosetta Tharpe.