It’s been a big year for our boy Diggy.  The young star released his critically acclaimed debut album, Unexpected Arrival, back in March. VIDEO: Diggy Goes #1 On 106 & Park!  And last night, things went to another level when he won his first major award. Diggy took home the prestigious Young Star award at […]

Last night, radio station KMEL held their annual Summer Jam concert in San Francisco, California. Everyone from Rick Ross to Wiz Khalifa came through to tear the stage down.  Two of the concert’s guests on hand were Diggy and J. Cole, who have been involved in a minor squabble. MUSIC: Diggy Simmons Disses J.Cole On “What You Say […]

J. Cole finally addressed the beef with Diggy Simmons … or lack thereof.  Taking a little break from the Club Paradise tour, the Roc Nation rapper decided to sit down with DJ Drama to touch on a few topics here and there that include touring with Drake, a joint project with Kendrick Lamar and of course, that highly publicized beef with […]

If you ever questioned a young one’s rapping ability, put on an ill beat and watch them adapt. Yesterday, Diggy Simmons dropped through Big Nat’s show on 106.5 “The Beat” in Richmond, VA and left listeners with 60-seconds of asylum bars. In his freestyle First Flight, the rapper warns the competition that on pure talent alone, he’s […]

  Every day there are tons of music related tidbits that float around the internet, but how is one to know what’s good, what’s worth listening to and what everyone will be talking about tomorrow? Well, you’re in luck, because GlobalGrind has rounded up some of the coolest, most buzz-worthy musical information of the day and […]


As newly appointed Goodwill Ambassadors, Ben Stein and I went on our first official trip with the African Wildlife Foundation. Because 2009 was declared ‘The Year of the Gorilla’ by the U.N., we thought it was appropriate to begin our mission in Rwanda.It was an incredible experience!  First day in Kigali (the capital of Rwanda) […]


Hip-hop pioneer and entrepreneur Russell Simmons on Wednesday pledged to raise awareness about slavery around the world after being appointed a United Nations Goodwill Ambassador. Simmons, who joins celebrity ambassadors including British soccer player David Beckham, tennis player Roger Federer and actress Angelina Jolie, was appointed as ambassador to honor past and present victims of […]