Hip-hop star LL Cool J is offering aspiring music artists a chance to showcase their music. The rapper, along with Boomdizzle Networks, a social networking digital music and entertainment distributer, is hosting a nationwide talent search for ambitious performers who could win a record deal. The competitor will also have the opportunity to perform on-stage with LL on May 2 in Jackson, Mississippi. The winner will be chosen by fans and the Boomdizzle panel featuring Marley Marl, DJ Cut Creator, LL Cool J and more. The lucky contestant will be announced on April 15, 2009. -JW