LL Cool J has written an open letter to United States President Barack Obama, giving him advise on how to best serve his country.
The veteran rapper (real name James Todd Smith) urges the new President to stick by his principles
The rapper writes
“The next chapter of your life has begun. The toughest decisions you will ever have to make lie in front of you. Decisions that will require you to choose between integrity and necessity to enact the promises made to millions of people, and recognise a change in perspective that will sometimes make those promises impossible to keep.
Only you will be able to make those choices. You have shifted the cultural paradigm of America, but now you have to live up to the ideal that fostered the shift and ensure that the paradigm doesn’t shift back. You must deliver.”