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Nas And Russell Simmons Demand Justice For Police Killings In New York Protest

15th December 2014

Rapper Nas and hip-hop moguls Russell Simmons and Kevin Liles joined forces on Saturday (13Dec14) to hit the streets of New York as part of a demonstration against a spate of recent police killings of...

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Frank Ocean's Father Sues Russell Simmons

14th September 2014

Singer Frank Ocean's father is suing Russell Simmons for $142 million (£83 million) over comments allegedly posted on the music mogul's website.Calvin Cooksey has issued a lawsuit claiming he was falsely portrayed as a poor...

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Ll Cool J And Russell Simmons Visit New York Jail

1st August 2014

Actor/rapper Ll Cool J and hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons paid a visit to inmates at a New York jail as they launched an anti-violence program for local youths.The pair visited New York City's famous Rikers...

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Rita Ora Teases Roberto Cavalli Campaign

29th April 2014

Rita Ora has landed a new deal with Roberto Cavalli.The 'I Will Never Let You Down' singer confirmed rumours she had signed up to star in the Italian fashion house's new autumn/winter 2014 ads with...

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The Things They Say: 4127974

27th March 2014

"My father called me that so much... and he became a professor of black history, so he was not a lost soul. When I was 12, he took me in a room and said, 'Yo,...

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Russell Simmons & John Singleton Teaming Up For Tv Series

6th December 2013

Rap mogul Russell Simmons and director John Singleton are teaming up to develop a U.S. Tv series.Club Life: Miami will be written and directed by the Boyz n the Hood filmmaker and will centre on...

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Fascinating Fact: 3927899

29th October 2013

12 Years A Slave director Steve Mcqueen is teaming up with rap mogul Russell Simmons for his Tv directorial debut. The filmmaker is working with the Def Jam Recordings co-founder to develop an untitled...

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The Things They Say: 3875092

20th September 2013

"They're mother's a disciplinarian; she had her foot on my neck for 15 years... She's a great disciplinarian and the kids are wonderful, she's doing an amazing job." Rap mogul and yoga enthusiast Russell Simmons...

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Russell Simmons Still Getting Hatemail Over Harriet Tubman Sex Tape Error

20th September 2013

Rap mogul Russell Simmons has fired back at "do nothing negroes" who are refusing to let him move on from the mistake of sharing a parody sex tape video about African-American abolitionist Harriet Tubman on...

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Russell Simmons Won't Pay Reward For Returned Dog

18th September 2013

Russell Simmons and his girlfriend are refusing to pay the reward for their missing dog as they believe their pet was kidnapped.The 55-year-old star and model Hana Nitsche are not handing over $5,000 to the...

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Model Hana Nitsche Offering Reward For Lost Dog

13th September 2013

Russell Simmons' model girlfriend Hana Nitsche is offering up a $5,000 (£3,330) reward to help locate her lost dog.The German beauty has appealed to her Twitter.com fans to spread the word about her Chihuahua, Ivy,...

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Arsenio Hall Announces Star Guests For Tv Comeback's First Week

4th September 2013

Paula Patton, Russell Simmons, Angela Bassett and Ice Cube are among the Hollywood stars who will appear on Arsenio Hall's revived Tv talk show when it launches next week (09Sep13) in America.The late-night talk show...

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Melissa George Knew Jean-david Blanc Was Dad Material

20th August 2013

Melissa George knew she wanted to have a baby with Jean-David Blanc as soon as she met him.The Australian actress is pregnant with her first child by the French entrepreneur and says she could tell...

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Melissa George Is Pregnant

19th August 2013

Melissa George is pregnant. The 'Hunted' actress is expecting a baby with her French millionaire boyfriend Jean-David Blanc and are overjoyed with the happy news, according to the New York Post newspaper.The couple have started...

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Russell Simmons Working On Harriet Tubman Project After Sex Tape Scandal

18th August 2013

Russell Simmons is working with Harriet Tubman's family on a film of her life, days after causing a storm of controversy by sharing a parody sex tape video about the African-American abolitionist.The Def Jam Recordings...

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Harriet Tubman "Sex Tape" Deleted By Russell Simmons After Outrage

By Lauren James | 16th August 2013

Russell Simmons has ruffled some serious feathers after he posted a Harriet Tubman "sex tape" spoof on his YouTube channel. The hip hop record mogul has apologised after the clip, intended to be funny, caused...

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Russell Simmons Pulls Controversial Video

16th August 2013

Russell Simmons has been forced to remove a Harriet Tubman ''sex tape'' parody from his All Def Digital YouTube channel.The Def Jam record label founder also issued a lengthy apology for the spoof video, which...

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Russell Simmons Issues Apology Over Offensive Harriet Tubman Parody

15th August 2013

Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons has issued a formal apology to fans after causing controversy by sharing a parody sex tape video about African-American abolitionist Harriet Tubman on his YouTube.com page.The Def Jam Recordings co-founder was...

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Russell Simmons Sets Up New Record Label With Youtube

26th July 2013

Music mogul Russell Simmons is set to pick the stars of the future from YouTube.com after teaming up with the website on his new record label project.The Def Jam Records co-founder has set up a...

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Fascinating Fact: 3781943

26th July 2013

Fashion designer Kimora Lee Simmons donated $150,000 (£100,000) to her ex-husband's, Russell Simmons', Art for Life: A Field of Dreams Gala. The event will be held on Saturday (27Jul13) at Fairview Farms in Bridgehampton, New...

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Russell Simmons Knocks $2 Million Off Penthouse Asking Price

11th June 2013

Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons has slashed the price of his New York penthouse by $2 million (£1.29 million) in a bid to offload the property.The Def Jam Recordings co-founder has been trying to get rid...

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Russell Simmons Congratulates Beyonce On Pregnancy

17th May 2013

Russell Simmons has congratulated Beyonce Knowles on her pregnancy.Although the 31-year-old singer hasn't confirmed speculation that she and husband Jay-Z are set to welcome a new addition to their family, the hip-hop mogul - who...

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Stars Express Shock Over New Orleans Parade Shooting

13th May 2013

Stars including Moby, Russell Simmons and Paula Abdul have expressed their shock over a shooting at a Mother's Day parade in New Orleans, Louisiana on Sunday (12May13).Gunmen opened fire on dozens of people marching in...

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Stars Sign Russell Simmons' Letter To Barack Obama About War On Drugs

10th April 2013

Actresses Cameron Diaz, Scarlett Johansson and Demi Moore are among the stars who have signed music mogul Russell Simmons' petition to U.S. President Barack Obama urging him to reform the country's stance on the war...

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The Things They Say: 3573866

24th March 2013

"I try to do everything from the viewpoint of what's best for my kids. I have three kids and two great dads and it's not always easy, but you have to try to be a...

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Stars Celebrate Robin Thicke's Birthday

11th March 2013

Sean '' Combs and Russell Simmons were among the stars who turned out to celebrate Robin Thicke's birthday over the weekend (09-10Mar13).The singer turned 36 on Sunday (10Mar13) so he hosted a start-studded party in...

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Stars Pay Tribute To Rapper Mr. Magic

4th March 2013

Hip-hop stars Russell Simmons and Mystikal, and singer Monica have paid tribute to rapper Mr. Magic following his death in a car crash in Mississippi on Friday (01Mar13).The 37 year old, real name Awood Johnson,...

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Jay Z Illuminati Links: Are They True?

By Contributor | 14th February 2013

Are Jay Z’s Illuminati links true? Life is pretty sweet for the multi-million selling rapper, successful entrepreneur and husband of one of pop’s most successful woman, Beyonce. Jay Z’s net worth is getting up towards...

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The Things They Say: 3501271

13th February 2013

"Well, lots of models speak lots of languages. They're self-educated sometimes, but mostly, pretty sophisticated. And they're not crazy, like actresses. And, they are available to travel with you." Russell Simmons muses on the advantages...

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Russell Simmons Splits From Model Girlfriend

12th February 2013

Music mogul Russell Simmons has split from his German model girlfriend Hana NitscheThe couple began dating last year (12) and the 26 year old accompanied Simmons to the 2013 Producers Guild Awards last month (Jan13),...

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