L.L. Cool J, one of rap music’s biggest stars, yields 18 tunes on “Walking With a Panther.” The rapper’s trademark braggadocio, articulate delivery and humor are all abundant on this LP.
However, this is his first release in two years — an eternity in the rap field. Consequently, he isn’t the trailblazer he once was.
Still, the single, “I’m That Type of Guy,” is irresistible.