SINGER LL COOL J AT THE NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE.
Music conglomerate Vivendi Universal rang the opening bell of the New
York Stock Exchange to celebrate re-signing singer LL Cool J to Def Jam
records. In attendance were Russell Simmons (L), Def Jam Records
founder, singer LL Cool J (C) and Lyor Cohen (R), The Island Def Jam
Music Group Chairman and CEO at the NYSE on July 7, 2003. Stocks were
up more than 150 points in mid morning trading after traders returned
from the Independence Day long weekend. REUTERS/Chip East