Russell Simmons

The Occupy Wall Street movement is gaining momentum as the petitioners embark on their 14th day of protesting against America’s financial institutions. EXCLUSIVE: Russell Simmons: “I Am Asking The United States Government To Raise My Taxes” Last night, one of their biggest supporters, the Godfather of Hip-Hop, Russell Simmons, appeared on MSNBC’s Martin Bashir show on Thursday […]

The America we’ve dreamed of is not the America we’ve become. Many of the young people who are occupying Liberty Plaza in lower Manhattan, protesting the money grab from the rich and the corporate control of our government, have inspired me to amplify their message as loud as I can. The people in this country […]

Today I will join in solidarity the peaceful protesters at Liberty Plaza in New York City who are “Occupying Wall Street.”  For far too long in this country we have allowed the rich to get richer and the poor to get poorer.  I believe in a nation where everyone gets a fair share of the […]

Uncle Rush did it again! Our boss has been in the beautiful city of Hong Kong for the past week doing amazing things! He travelled to foreign soil to raise money for the Diamond Empowerment Fund (DEF), his non-profit organization which is dedicated to supporting the empowerment of African youth. STORY: Through The Eyes Of UncleRush: Diamonds In […]

Our system of justice is SUPPOSED to convict a citizen when there is beyond a reasonable doubt.  Especially when it comes to the brutal business of the government taking a man’s life.  A man, a black American man, Troy Davis, is about to be killed in Georgia, today, Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at 7:00 pm […]

I’ve been in the beautiful city of Hong Kong for almost a week now. I am here to raise money for the Diamond Empowerment Fund (DEF), my non-profit organization which is dedicated to supporting the empowerment of African youth. The event I’m here for, Diamonds in Sky: Hong Kong is already off to an amazing start!  […]

Aside from being dubbed “The Godfather of Hip-Hop,” Russell Simmons is also well known for his philanthropic involvements. Our boss is currently overseas in China where he is at work raising money for his Diamond Empowerment Fund, a philanthropy dedicated to supporting higher education for children in Africa. Thankfully for Twitter, it’s easy to keep […]

The stars had never looked brighter than last Monday night during the movie premiere of I Don’t Know How She Does It in New York City. For you star gazers, it was a night to remember as the Red Carpet heated up with a cast of A-list celebrities, featuring none otherthan Sarah Jessica Parker herself, the leading […]

The first time I saw Chaz Bono she went by the name Chastity and I was moving into her mother, Cher’s, house in New York’s Greenwich Village as her mother was moving out. Chas (as she was known as then) had long blonde hair, was in a band and looked like a pretty young woman. […]

Russell Simmons is spending the last week of the summer on the beaches of Malibu with his family.  Escaping the dangers of Hurricane Irene on the East Coast, Russell has been hanging on the beach with his two daughters, Ming Lee and Aoki Lee. Joining him this weekend is his ex-wife Kimora Lee Simmons, her […]

While Russell Simmons is on vacation with his family, we thought that now would be the perfect time to bask in all of the personal photos the mogul has posted of sexy Melissa George. When we see juicy news, we have to deliver it! EXCLUSIVE: Melissa George “When People Watch Your Work You Hope They Feel Something” […]

I am saddened, but not surprised, that the forces that strive to keep us divided have silenced a vital dialogue in a Synagogue in West Hampton, NY in which Reverend Al Sharpton and Rabbi Marc Schneier of the Foundation For Ethnic Understanding strove to bridge a deeply troubled part in America’s past, the Crown Heights […]