West Coast rap legend Snoop Dogg has nothing but love for one of the greatest of all time. The hip-hop veteran has saluted LL Cool J on his born day.

Big Facts: This week, Snoop Dizzle hit up Instagram to shout-out Cool J and explain how much of a positive impact he had at the start of his music career.

High-Key Details: Recently, LL promoted his popular SiriusXM radio station.

Wait, There’s More: Earlier this month, Cool J shared footage of himself working out.

Before You Go: Recently, LL revealed he’s putting together new music with hip-hop pioneer Q-Tip.