Ladies Love Cool James, better known as LL Cool J, was a teenager when he made his first visit to MuchMusic with DJ Cut Creator. LL improvised for VJ Christopher Ward and talked about where he got his ideas from.
In 1984, Christopher Ward helped launch Muchmusic as Canada's first VJ. A former Second City Touring Company member and acclaimed songwriter, Ward has written for Diana Ross, Hilary Duff, The Backstreet Boys and many others. Ward received the 1990 Songwriter of the Year JUNO Award for Alannah Myles’ hit, "Black Velvet".