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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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Jimmy Spicer Calls Out Russell Simmons For Unpaid Royalties & Disingenuous IG Post
In the early '80s, the Brooklyn native released several singles under the guidance of Rush Management, including “Adventures of Super Rhyme” and “Money (Dollar Bill Y'all).” Established by a young Russell Simmons, Rush Management had three artists at ...


Disgraced Music Mogul Russell Simmons Quickly Sells Sunset Strip Spanish
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 ...


The Aftermath Of My Assault Allegations Against Russell Simmons And AJ Calloway
Note: On June 28, 2018, The Hollywood Reporter published allegations by Sil Lai Abrams, who said that she had been sexually assaulted by Russell Simmons and “Extra” co-host A.J. Calloway. Those allegations followed stories from multiple women making ...


Russell Simmons Accuser on How #MeToo Has Rocked the Music Industry: 'There May Be No Bottom' (Video)
Former Def Jam executive Drew Dixon fears that “there may be no bottom” as the music industry slowly comes to terms with long-term issues of sexual misconduct. Dixon, who in December accused music mogul Russell Simmons of rape, said she was initially ...


Former Def Jam A&R Drew Dixon Accuses Russell Simmons Of Rape
In the past year, more than a dozen women have come forward to accuse Def Jam CEO and founder Russell Simmons of sexual harassment, and misconduct. That list continues to grow now that former A&R Drew Dixon is publically accusing Simmons of rape ...

Digital Music News

Latest Industry: Russell Simmons, Yandex, Apple Music, House of Blues, Hispanic Music Consumption, Disney, More…
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Sold for $8.13 million after just a month on the market, the music mogul's home sits atop the Sunset Strip. Simmons bought the property for $5.9 million 3 years ago. The sale is part of a broader sell-off of valuable assets, and is rumored to be part ...


Boosie Badazz Doesn't Believe R. Kelly & Russell Simmons Sexual Assault Accusations
Boosie Badazz has taken a controversial stance on the sexual assault and misconduct allegations facing some prominent celebrities. In an interview with Vlad TV, Boosie said he doesn't believe the myriad of accusations against R. Kelly, Russell Simmons, ...

Hip-Hop Wired

Former Def Jam A&R Shares Details Of Alleged Russell Simmons Rape In 1995
Hip-Hop Wired
Russell Simmons, once one of the more celebrated business moguls of his era, has been dogged by allegations that he raped several women. A former Def Jam Records employee has joined the growing number of accusers, saying that Simmons raped her ...


Boosie Badazz Believes R. Kelly, Bill Cosby, and Others Accused of Sexual Assault Are Innocent
In the nine-minute section of the interview, he spends a lot of his energy defending R. Kelly, Usher, Russell Simmons, and countless other celebrities accused of sexual assault. "When people put a black cloud over your head, that motherfucker hard to ...
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