Last night on “Oprah’s Next Chapter,” Hip-hop veteran LL Cool J sat down with Oprah to give the media maven the most revealing interview of his 30-year-long career.

During the intimate 1-on-1, the smooth rapper dished on his violent upbringing, handling the lustful pressures of fame, as well as the infamous night he took down an intruder who broke into his Los Angeles mansion last year. Watch the hour-long sit-down below:

Good stuff! You can see more of LL next month when he hosts the 55th Annual Grammy Awards, held on February 10, 2013, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

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