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Simmons: 'Leave Rappers To Sing What They Want'

14th May 2007

Hip-hop mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS has called for calm in the ongoing debate about offensive lyrics in rap music, insisting musicians...

Call To Rid Music Of Racist Language

24th April 2007

Misogynistic and racist words need to be removed when music is broadcasted, leading industry figures have claimed.Russell Simmons and Dr....

Simmons Calls For Ban On Rap Curse Words

24th April 2007

Music mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS has called upon the recording and broadcast industries to completely ban "extreme curse words" like "bitch",...

Simmons Holds Hip-hop Summit Over 'Sexist' Rap Lyrics

20th April 2007

Music mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS called a meeting of his Hip-Hop Summit Action Network on Wednesday (18Apr07) to discuss the sexist...

Kimora Lands Reality Series

12th April 2007

Hip-hop mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS' estranged model wife has landed her own cable reality show in America. Fashion designer KIMORA LEE...

Simmons A Living Doll

27th March 2007

Style queen KIMORA LEE SIMMONS is to be turned into a doll by toymakers Mattel. The Baby Phat designer and...

Simmons: 'More Money, More Problems'

26th March 2007

Hip-hop mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS has reaffirmed the age-old mantra that money doesn't buy happiness. Simmons, who founded Def Jam Records...

'Hypocrite' Simmons Hits Back At Jewish Critics

12th March 2007

Music mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS has hit back at Jewish leaders who branded him a "hypocrite" last month (FEB07), because he...

Simmons Approves Of Ex-wife Dating Hounsou

7th March 2007

Music mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS approves of his estranged wife's new man, Oscar nominee DJIMON HOUNSOU - because the actor makes...

Spears Loves Being Single

5th February 2007

BRITNEY SPEARS stepped out to support friend KIMORA LEE SIMMONS at her fashion show Friday (02FEB07) in New York City...

Simmons Scraps At Keys' Birthday Bash

26th January 2007

Hip hop mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS' estranged wife was at the centre of a fracas during ALICIA KEYS' 27th birthday party...

Simmons Seeks Beastie Boys' Help To Tackle Racism

22nd January 2007

Hip-hop mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS wants rap group the BEASTIE BOYS to help promote his campaign for racial equality. The Def...

Simmons Hits Back At Zwick In Diamond Row

14th December 2006

LATEST: RUSSELL SIMMONS has hit back at BLOOD DIAMOND director ED ZWICK, who earlier this week (begs11DEC06) accused the hip-hop...

Zwick's Diamond Row With Russell Simmons

11th December 2006

BLOOD DIAMOND director ED ZWICK has accused rap mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS of being a PR spokesperson for the diamond industry...

Simmons Launches Jewellery Line To Aid Africans

7th December 2006

Hip-hop mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS launched his new Green Initiative jewellery line on Tuesday (05DEC06) - with a percentage of proceeds...

Nemcova Slams Blunt Break-up Reports

29th November 2006

LATEST: British singer JAMES BLUNT and PETRA NEMCOVA are still going strong, despite recent reports the couple had split. Media...

Simmons In South Africa To Tour Diamond Industry

28th November 2006

Rap mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS arrived in South Africa yesterday (27NOV06) to study the diamond trade and how it can improve...

Keys Joins Bowie To End Rousing Benefit Show

13th November 2006

ALICIA KEYS joined DAVID BOWIE for a showstopping jam session to close the Keep a Child Alive organisation benefit concert...

Bono Slams Critics Over Wealth

13th November 2006

U2 frontman BONO has denied being hypocritical by flaunting his wealth while still preaching the need for greater aid for...

Nemcova Slams Reports She's Split From Blunt

8th November 2006

Czech model PETRA NEMCOVA has hit back at reports that she has left BEAUTIFUL singer JAMES BLUNT and taken up...

Vh1 Honours Hip-hop Icons

10th October 2006

VH1 paid tribute to a host of hip-hop icons including AFRIKA BAMBAATAA, THE BEASTIE BOYS and WU-TANG CLAN at the...

Simmons Urges Financial Planning For Kids

19th September 2006

Hip-hop mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS is begging youngsters to think more carefully about their financial futures. Simmons worries kids are being...

Spears Finally Sells Manhattan Home

28th August 2006

Pop star BRITNEY SPEARS has finally sold her Manhattan, New York condominium after advertising for a buyer for more than...

Simmons Plans Expensive Sanskrit T-shirt Line

10th August 2006

Rap mogul-turned-designer RUSSELL SIMMONS is going back to ancient India for his new line of quality T-shirts. The Phat Farm...

Simmons Holding Out For Marriage Reunion

10th August 2006

Hip-hop mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS is refusing to give up on his marriage to former model KIMORA LEE, even though many...

Simmons And Lee Raise Sweet-smelling Cash For Keys Charity

10th August 2006

Rap mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS and his estranged wife KIMORA LEE are teaming up to give ALICIA KEYS' charity foundation a...

Tupac's Creative Legacy

25th July 2006

MOS DEF, RUSSELL SIMMONS, Q-TIP and DANNY GLOVER are all coming to together to perform work from the late TUPAC's...

Simmons Becomes Un Goodwill Ambassador

25th July 2006

Rap mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS will today (25JUL06) become a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations (UN). Simmons' new title will...

Struggling Simmonses Join Forces To Help Chained Dogs

10th July 2006

Rap mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS and his wife KIMORA LEE's troubled marriage has gone to the dogs - they're both committed...

Fascinating Fact 1734

6th July 2006

RUSSELL SIMMONS' non-profit group the Hip-Hop Summit Action Network is hitting the road to inform people about voting and economic...

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