LL Cool J Hosts Fashion Show To Launch 'Todd Smith' Collection

Rap icon LL Cool J and Def Jam Records will celebrate the release of the MC's Todd Smith clothing line with an exclusive in-store appearance and fashion show April 11 at the Virgin MegaStore in New York City's Times Square.

The event will be open to 500 fans, who will get a sneak preview of the Todd Smith collection.

The release of the fashion line comes as LL Cool J's 12th album, Todd Smith, hits stores. The disc includes the first single "Control Myself," featuring Jennifer Lopez.

To promote the album, LL Cool J will appear on MTV's TRL and Life & Rhymes April 10, as well as FUSE (April 11), MTV's DFX (April 11), BET's 106th & Park (April 12) and Blueprint (April 19) and The View (April 16).

The rapper will also host BET's Top 25 Hosted Saturdays April 22 and perform on Jimmy Kimmel April 25, MTV's Sucker Free Sunday and BET's Spring Bling.

The Todd Smith fashion show and LL Cool J in-store appearance kicks off at 6 p.m. on April 11.