LL Cool J

In the next installment of Oprah's Next Chapter, LL Cool J will open up about his childhood abuse.

The rapper and NCIS: LA star first described the abuse in his 1998 autobiography, I Make My Own Rules, which detailed how a man who lived with Cool J's mother, would beat him and torment him psychologically.

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Check out a sneak peek of Oprah's interview with LL Cool J, in which he describes the abuses his suffered:

Oprah's interview with LL Cool J on will air Sunday at 9/8c on OWN.