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Many people have called Russell Simmons many different things. Some of the young men in the world may begin to call him “OG Playa.” The hip-hop mogul spent the Christmas holiday with two special women–his current girlfriend and ex-wife. Simmons was caught vacationing in St. Barth’s with current model girlfriend Hana and his ex-wife Kimora […]

President Barack Obama has been hailed as the “Pop Culture President” because he had the help of celebrities to get people out to the polls. He retains that moniker this election because hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons and The Roots leader Questlove are involved in a friendly battle to see who can raise the most money […]

Pop sensation Lady Gaga has been constantly criticized for her love of wearing fur. She wrote a letter on her site condemning PETA not respecting people’s personal choices to wear fur. Hip-Hop mogul and PETA’s Person of the Year, Russell Simmons has responded by writing a letter to Lady Gaga. Gaga is known for pushing […]

Russell Simmons can motivate almost anyone to part with their money. But it means so much more when it’s for a good cause.  For the past 13 years the hip-hop mogul has invited a few hundred of his friends for a Hamptons garden party to raise funds for his Rush Philanthropic Foundation via Art For […]

While sources say Djimon Hounsou and Kimora Lee Simmons have separated, Russell Simmons–ex-husband to the Fabulosity star– says the beautiful couple are just fine! He took to his site GlobalGrind, to dispel rumors circulating the relationship. Simmons calls the rumors “media mischief” and wonders “what mean person would dedicate so much time and thought to fabricate […]

One newspaper is claiming that Kimora Lee Simmons and her husband, actor Djimon Hounsou, are separating. The couple, who have always appeared quite happy together, are rumored to be fighting over money. While y’all wait for Kimora’s tweets to clarify, the New York Daily News reports: Kimora Lee Simmons and Djimon Hounsou aren’t as committed […]

Following reports that television pioneer Dick Clark died of a heart attack at age 82, members of the entertainment world expressed their condolences on the social network, Twitter. @alroker First Don Cornelius, now Dick Clark. Two true broadcasting pioneers and giants, both gone. @RyanSeacrest: I am deeply saddened by the loss of my dear friend […]

Music mogul Russell Simmons has taken up a new cause. He is protesting cow milk as New York’s state beverage. Stop laughing! Simmons is dead serious. The Def Jam founder recently wrote a letter to New York’s governor, Andrew Cuomo, explaining how milk made from rice, soy, and almonds is better for the body than […]

Entertainment mogul Russell Simmons and comedian JB Smoove are teaming up to tickle your funny bone.  “Russell Simmons Presents The Ruckus” will kick off on Comedy Central  January 26th 10 P.M. EST with two back to back episodes. Hey Ladies! D’Angelo Is On Tour Each episode will feature Smoove performing new material along with a […]

Heavy D was beloved by many and several of his famous friends paid their respect at his viewing and wake service yesterday. Celebrities were expected to wait until today to attend the private funeral, but some of them decided to send Heav on his peaceful journey along with his fans. Take a look at the […]

Jay-Z has designed a t-shirt in support of the Occupy Wall Street protests, but a statement from his Rocawear company has some questioning his intent. Want To Occupy Manhattan? The shirt reads “Occupy All Streets” crossing out the “W” and adding an “S”, a clever play on words and pretty consistent with the style of […]

Russell Simmons stopped by VH1’s “Big Morning Buzz Live” earlier today to discuss Heavy D’s influence on hip-hop. Simmons said when he and Uptown Records founder Andre Harrell first listened to “Mr. Big Stuff” they were blown away by Heavy’s vocals and melody. Simmons goes on to say “Heavy was the first R&B rapper to […]