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Russell Simmons
Name : Russell Simmons
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Date of Birth : 1957-10-04
Place of Birth : Queens, New York
Country Of Nationality : United States
TNN Categories : Business Speaker,Celebrity,Speaker,Speakers News
Brief Bio : Russell Simmons (born October 4 ,1957 in Queens, New York), is an American entrepreneur and record producer. Simmons was the former owner of the pioneering hip-hop label Def Jam, a founder of Russell Simmons... - More...
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CPX Interactive Leaps, Launches New Voting PSA
Adrants - Groton, MA, USA - If you're in New York tonight and looking for something to do, you could head over to the Merc Bar in SoHo for CPX Interactive's Leap and Launch party (RSVP). At the event, footage from a recently shot Hip-Hop Get Out The Vote PSA featuring Snoop Dog, George Lucas, Ciara, LL Cool J, Jim Jones, Andre Harrell and other celebrities. The PSA, developed by CPX Interactive's new Caliber 1 Media entertainment division in partnership with Russell Simmon's Hip-Hop Action Network, will urge young people to register to vote at (not live yet).
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Celebrities : Ciara, George Lucas, Jim Jones, Andre Harrell, Snoop Dogg, LL Cool J, Russell Simmons
Categories : Musician News, Celebrity Public Relations, Celebrity Causes
Posted 2/29/2008 12:02:45 AM | Permalink
Caught in the Act!
People Magazine - USA - • Rachel Bilson, celebrating fashion at the launch party for C7P, a new line of denim by Chip and Pepper at the Sunset Tower Hotel. The former O.C. star arrived early – and by herself – but she soon caught up with the designers. Meanwhile, Jim Carrey and Jenny McCarthy made a beeline for the VIP couch, where they also caught up with Chip and Pepper Foster. Other party guests included Shanna Moakler (in a yellow Bebe dress) and Jared Leto, who wore '80s black high tops, skinny jeans, a black jacket and a black hat basically covering two-thirds of
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Celebrities : Jenny McCarthy, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Kanye West, Chip and Pepper, Jim Carrey, Jared Leto, Russell Simmons
Categories : TV Personalities, Actor News, Celebrity Appearances
Posted 7/13/2007 06:07:58 AM | Permalink
Ask Russell Simmons - New York, NY, USA - Russell Simmons on mixing philanthropy and business.

Q How do you balance the demands of running a business with your desire to give back? Can commerce and charity coexist?

You're already giving back because you run a business that creates jobs. As an entrepreneur, the most important service you provide to the world is helping your company grow so that you can hire more employees and give them an opportunity to earn a living. To me, giving back isn't about charity. It's about empowerment. It's better to hand someone a fishing pole than a fish. That's the difference between helping
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Celebrities : Russell Simmons
Categories : Speakers News
Posted 5/31/2007 12:05:31 AM | Permalink
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Russell Simmons accused of rape by book publisher's granddaughter
The accusations against Russell Simmons continue to mount. New accuser Alexia Norton Jones told Variety Tuesday that she was raped by the music mogul after a date in November 1990. The New York Times also confirmed the allegations in a phone ...


Russell Simmons, 'Extra' host AJ Calloway accused of sexual assault
A new report in the Hollywood Reporter reveals another accusation of rape against disgraced media mogul Russell Simmons, and a new report of "Extra" host A.J. Calloway's alleged misconduct. Writer and activist Sil Lai Abrams, 48, told THR that Russell ...

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Another Woman Accuses Russell Simmons of Rape
The Root
Russell Simmons, speaks onstage during 2016 Milken Institute Global Conference at The Beverly Hilton on May 03, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California. Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez (Getty Images). Music mogul Russell Simmons has been hit with another ...

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Latest Industry: Russell Simmons, Glassnote, Hipgnosis, Drake, G-Eazy, Common, iHeartMedia, More…
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Alexia Norton Jones has accused Russell Simmons of rape. In a first-person account to Variety, she describes the sexual assault. “It was such a fast attack. I must have said no seven to 10 times, and then I acquiesced. It was very fast. I would say it ...


Russell Simmons, LA Reid, James Levine Accusers Speak About Aftermath of #MeToo
As the #MeToo movement took hold and increasing numbers of people spoke out about abuse from famous and powerful men ranging from Harvey Weinstein and Bill O'Reilly to Russell Simmons and L.A. Reid, few of them have spoken about what happened ...

Brett Kavanaugh, Reese Witherspoon, Russell Simmons: Broadsheet July 11th
Good morning, Broadsheet readers! Reese Witherspoon launches a VOD service, we meet the first female driver of a Saudi Arabian ride-sharing company, and—surprise!—most employers aren't doing much to adjust to the #MeToo era. Have a wonderful ...


Sil Lai Abrams Accuses Russell Simmons Of Rape, AJ Calloway Of Assault
Author and activist Sil Lai Abrams accused music mogul Russell Simmons of rape and “Extra” host A.J. Calloway of sexual assault in a recent report from The Hollywood Reporter. “I needed to tell my story, to say his name out loud, to let people know ...

Hollywood Reporter

Russell Simmons Rape Accuser Sil Lai Abrams: Why It's Harder for Black Women to Come Forward (Guest Column)
Hollywood Reporter
On June 28, The Hollywood Reporter published my allegations that I was raped in 1994 by Def Jam record label co-founder Russell Simmons. I also alleged that in late December 2006, I was sexually assaulted by A.J. Calloway, currently a co-host on the ...


Author Sil Lai Abrams Accuses Russell Simmons and AJ Calloway of Sexual Assault
Afro-Chinese American author Sil Lai Abrams has accused Def Jam co-founder Russell Simmons and “Extra” host A.J. Calloway of sexual assault. Following the recent #MeToo movement, the domestic violence activist who originally withheld her assaulters' ...
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