Jubilee CityFest announces first headline for 2009

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - The music festival Jubilee CityFest is announcing its first big act to headline the 2009 concert series. Hip-hop artist and actor LL Cool J will be in the capital city headlining the Miller Lite Tallapoosa Riverside and Windcreek Casino & Hotel stage Saturday, May 23rd.

The festival will last two days this year, May 22nd and 23rd.

LL Cool J, which stands for "Ladies Love Cool James," has released twelve studio albums and a greatest hits compilation in his two decade-long career.

His latest album, Exit 13, was released last September in which he partners with DJ Kay Slay for a mixtape called "The Return of G.O.A.T." He also freestyles to new beats along with other rappers who give their own versions of LL Cool J's classic songs.

Fans will remember the artist's most popular hits including "Headsprung", "I Can't Live Without My Radio" and "Mama Said Knock You Out".

Numerous other names are expected to be added to the concert series in the coming days.