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Posted at 03:09 PM ET, 02/22/2012

Quoted: Chuck Schumer confuses his Cools

DJ Kool Herc, left, not to be confused with LL Cool J, right. (Scott Gries/Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

“When greedy landlords in the Bronx wanted to close the home on Sedgwick Avenue where L.L. Kool Herc invented hip hop and lots of hardworking people lived, we stopped them.”

(Jason Reed/Reuters)
— Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) accidentally conflating two hip-hop legends — DJ Kool Herc and LL Cool J — at a gala for minority politicians in Albany over the weekend, the New York Observer reports. They’re both constituents, anyway.

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