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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
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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 voteforit08.org (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
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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
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Ask Russell Simmons
Inc.com - 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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The Blast

Russell Simmons Fights to Dismiss Rape Lawsuit, Calls It Extortion
The Blast
Russell Simmons believes a rape lawsuit filed against him is “nothing more than an attempt … to extort large sums of money” from him, and he wants the case dismissed ASAP. According to court documents obtained by The Blast, Simmons refers to the ...

AllHipHop

Russell Simmons Sues "Jane Doe" Who Said He Threatened To Rape Her Son
AllHipHop
(AllHipHop News) Rap mogul Russell Simmons is going after a woman he claims concocted a story that is "pure fiction" in order to extort him. Simmons has been accused of sexually harassing or assaulting 17 women. The Def Jam co-founder has denied ...

USA TODAY

Arrest made in the shooting death of 'Growing Up Hip Hop' star Angela Simmons' ex
USA TODAY
The Atlanta PD's homicide unit is investigating the shooting. Simmons, the daughter of rap legend Rev. Run of Run DMC and the niece of record producer Russell Simmons, took to Instagram Sunday to post a touching tribute to her former fiance. She shared ...

Atlanta Journal Constitution

UPDATE: Suspect in fatal shooting of reality star's ex-fiance denied bond
Atlanta Journal Constitution
She is the niece of hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons and appears on WE-TV's “Growing Up Hip Hop.” Tennyson was found dead with multiple gunshot wounds inside the open garage on Jewel Drive in an upscale southwest Atlanta community, Atlanta police ...

The Federalist

SNL's 'Booty Kings' Video Mocks Sexist Rappers—And Their Woke Critics
The Federalist
Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons stepped down from companies he founded after multiple women accused him of sexual assault. Otherwise, Me Too's effect on the music business has been limited. For example, Spotify briefly took steps to de-promote artists ...

NPR

On 'SNL,' Lil Wayne And Future Address Consent
NPR
Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons stepped away from the spotlight, and many of his businesses, after a long list of women alleged being victims of rape and of having abusive encounters with him over the years. Meanwhile the careers of contemporary artists, ...

Forbes

Goldman Sachs Ex-Hip Hop Banker Pleads Guilty to Money Laundering
Forbes
Hip hop's original first lady Kimora Lee Simmons current husband Tim Leissner has been charged with money laundering , after the theft of billions of dollars from 1MDB, a Malaysian sovereign wealth fund. Leissner is a former Goldman Sachs partner in ...

Eurweb.com

2019 Free Agents Don't Want to Be Second Star to LeBron James
Eurweb.com
*After the Los Angeles Lakers successfully signed LeBron James, they are now looking to add another premier player in 2019 free agency. However, a rival NBA executive has explained that none of these top talents pending free agents want to play second ...

Variety

Disgraced Music Mogul Russell Simmons Quickly Sells Sunset Strip Spanish
Variety
Though he's awash in at least a dozen allegations of sexual assault, including rape, which he's staunchly denied, disgraced music mogul Russell Simmons nonetheless got hit with the real estate lucky stick and lickety-split sold his home just above Los ...
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