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LL Cool J Costume

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LL Cool J Costume

LL Cool J (1980's)

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Photo #1 - LL Cool J (1980's) Photo #2 - LL Cool J posing with his radio Photo #3 - LL Cool J
Costume type:  Costumes for Boys
Categories:Halloween Costumes, Celebrity Costumes

This homemade costume for boys entered our 2015 Halloween Costume Contest.

A word from Natalie, the 'LL Cool J' costume creator:

My son, CJ, is LL Cool J from the 80's. He is wearing a Kangol, LL's trademark, white jogging suit, with one of the pants legs up, and carrying a boombox. I purchased the gold boombox, bulky gold chain, bracelet, and watch from Amazon. I went to Michael's Arts and Crafts and purchased blue ribbons, blue and gold lettering, and a gold crown to add the stripes and embellishments to the jogging suit. I attached the stripes with double-sides tape and added the blue lettering and gold crown to white cardstock. I laminated the top of the cardstock and added double-sided tape to the back and attached to the jogging suit. I then glued the letters TROOP to his shoes, as LL Cool J was known for supporting the TROOP brand. I also purchased rhinestone stickers to make his diamond earrings. Lastly, I attached my tablet to the back of his boombox and played LL's top hits from the 80's.

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#1 comment by Harold Hardy November 1, 2015

Outstanding! love it!

#2 comment by Brittany Lismon November 1, 2015

Love it! Beyond creative!

#3 comment by Glenda Owens November 1, 2015

Cool CJ is his name, and LL Cool J is his game. This took me back down memory lane..Nothing but the best rapper in 2015!!!
Good Luck to the number one Halloween Rapper in INDY!!!

#4 comment by Jami Hubbard November 1, 2015

Perfect!

#5 comment by Tammy Thompson November 1, 2015

Creative and very original. I am impressed with the detailed artwork and the attention to making it all just like the video. Great to see retro- rap coming alive with a new generation. The smile on his face is contagious. Great job!!!!

#6 comment by Charlotte November 1, 2015

Awesome costume CJ!

#7 comment by Lisa Wood November 1, 2015

Vote for CJ....best costume I've seen this year!!!

#8 comment by Tiffany Stauch November 1, 2015

Love it an LL would be proud!!

#9 comment by Lilith Taylor November 1, 2015

This is an exact replica of LL Cool J's costume. This is awesome!

#10 comment by Candice November 1, 2015

He nailed it! This is the dopest costume I've seen in my 38 years of life. I love how his mom used her creativity to bring it to life. Being that I grew up in the 80's, this definitely makes me nostalgic. Job well done!

#11 comment by Andre November 1, 2015

This is spot on LL Cool J. Well done

#12 comment by Airrion twitty November 1, 2015

I just love it ... he did that

#13 comment by Britis Cunningham November 1, 2015

This little guy is definately a Cool J. duplicate. Very nice and well put together. Thumbs up...

#14 comment by Lola & Rick Harris November 1, 2015

LL C J. Is his name rapping his own lyrics is his game. The creative mind behind this all has put LL CJ in the front of them all. This is awesome! Truly very creative and the best of this Halloween 2015!

#15 comment by Bettyjo November 1, 2015

Awesome!

#16 comment by Pamela Cunningham November 1, 2015

Excellent

#17 comment by tasha whitelow November 1, 2015

I love it!!!! Amazing job on the costume:)

#18 comment by JoBeth Zimmerman November 1, 2015

That is a mini me of LL! Very creative!! Love that little guy!

#19 comment by ihcuhc November 1, 2015

Nailed it!!!

#20 comment by Rod Rumler November 1, 2015

CJ is the man !!

#21 comment by Kelisa Walker November 2, 2015

I absolutely love this costume!!! Great job!

#22 comment by Tulissa November 2, 2015

Very cute, a carbon copy of the original LL Cool Jay, no question who he look like. Love it!

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