Thirty six years ago, the State of New York passed into law the Rockefeller Drug Laws, which required mandatory long prison terms, up to 15 years to life, for possession or sale of small amounts of drugs. Today, the Rockefeller Drug Laws era is finally over and the contribution of the hip-hop community can’t be […]
Russell and Dr. Ben hit the Governor’s office in NYC for a rally to end the Rockefeller Drug Laws. Check out the new episode of ‘On My Grind’ to see what Dr. Ben & Russell want the Governor to know! -Michael Skolnik Produced and directed by Christina Paljusaj -Russell Simmons
LET THE WORLD KNOW! On Wednesday, hundreds of people — including Global Grind, Editor in Chief, Russell Simmons and Meile Rockefeller and the families of those in prison for drug offenses, people who were formerly incarcerated, doctors, lawyers and advocates — will rally at Governor Paterson’s Manhattan office to urge him and legislative leaders to […]
There was a lot of movement in Albany last week about the Rockefeller Drug Laws. The ACLU of NY released a major report, strongly stating that the laws have been disastrous for New York State, as they have not improved public safety OR stopped people from using drugs. The report even calls the laws, “New […]
Devin the Dude and his comrades, the original Odd Squad / Coughee Brotherz members Rob Quest and Jugg Mugg, along with KB and Dee Rail, turned it out before an enthusiastic crowd at the Highline Ballroom, in the Meatpacking District in Manhattan, on Monday, November 17th.
Kevin Federline may be heading to NYC in September to make his Broadway debut in Legally Blonde, the Tony-nominated musical adaptation of the hit film, Us Weekly reports.
Police arrested three novice filmmakers from next door to actress Kate Hudson’s SoHo home on Tuesday March 11, when they were spotted waving a fake rifle on a roof. The trio, Raphael Dilauro, Adam Corre and Sam Maxwell, who are students at the New York University, were asked by cops to put down the realistic-looking […]