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Usher & Akon Honour Young People In New York

Stars including USHER, AKON and rap mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS were on hand to present special prizes to inspirational youngsters at the Do Something Awards in New York on Thursday night (04Jun09).The ceremony at Manhattan's Apollo...

Simmons Teaches Daughters To Meditate

Hip-hop mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS jumped at the chance to get involved with director DAVID LYNCH's charity drive to promote meditation in schools - because he has seen the difference the spiritual practice has had on...

Spitzer Hooker Calls On Simmons For Spiritual Help

The high-class escort at the centre of the Governor Elliot Spitzer scandal has revealed rap mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS is helping her get past the controversy. The New York Governor resigned after his sessions with hooker Ashley...

Simmons 'Very Happy' With Amount Of Child Support

Rap mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS has dismissed reports suggesting he's unhappy with cash he has been "ordered" to pay his ex-wife in child support, insisting he "very happily" volunteered the amount. The Def Jam co-founder's divorce from...

Simmons To Pay $40,000 Child Support

Rap mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS has agreed to pay $40,000 (£28,000) in child support a month to ex-wife KIMORA LEE SIMMONS, according to court papers filed on Thursday (26Feb09). Los Angeles Superior Court judge Marjorie Steinberg signed...

Simmons: 'Kimora Is An Excellent Mother'

Hip-hop mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS is convinced his ex-wife, fashion mogul KIMORA LEE SIMMONS, will be a wonderful mother to her unborn child with actor DJIMON HOUNSOU - because the former couple's two children are so...

Simmons Launches Clothes Line With Wal-mart

Hip-hop icon RUSSELL SIMMONS has teamed up with U.S. supermarket chain Wal-Mart to launch a new budget fashion range. The Def Jam Records co-founder and former Phat Farm head has taken charge of American Classic, with...

Simmons Reaches Out To O'reilly

Rap mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS has invited controversial political pundit BILL O'REILLY to contribute to an online blog aimed at the hip-hop community. The Def Jam founder recently launched industry networking website GlobalGrind.com, and he wants O'Reilly,...

Simmons Divorce Finalised

Rap mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS and his ex-wife KIMORA LEE SIMMONS are both free to wed again after a court in New York signed off on their divorce. Baby Phat designer Kimora Lee obtained sole legal and...

Simmons Can't Celebrate

Rap mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS is a self-confessed party pooper - because he refuses to celebrate anything. The Def Jam Records co-founder recently upset friends when he left a Barack Obama election night party just as...

Simmons Proud Of Hip-hop Youth

Rap mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS has praised the hip-hop community for helping to elect BARACK OBAMA the 44th President of the U.S. The Def Jam founder-turned-style guru has released a post-election statement, in which he celebrates...

Simmons Sets Charitable Example

Hip-hop mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS has vowed to donate his millions to charity despite the U.S. economic downturn - insisting he'd rather give away his money than spend it on pampering himself. The American entrepreneur has...

Simmons' Protege Jinx Da Juvy Shot

Rap mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS' protege JINX DA JUVY is recovering at his New York home after he was shot in the head. The 22-year-old rapper, real name Derek Carr, was involved in a violent altercation...

Simmons Defends Sartiano Over Racism Claim

Hip-hop mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS has leaped to the defence of nightclub king SCOTT SARTIANO after former employees accused him of racism. Sartiano - who split from Sopranos star Jamie-Lynn Sigler in April (08) - is...

Simmons' Ex Defends Split

RUSSELL SIMMONS' former girlfriend has blasted reports the hip-hop mogul's controlling ways led to their split - calling him her "best friend". Former Star Search model Porschla Coleman came to Simmons' defence on Friday (11Jul08),...

Lee Simmons Granted Sole Custody Of Kids

LATEST: Model and fashion designer KIMORA LEE SIMMONS has been handed sole custody of her two children with estranged husband RUSSELL SIMMONS. The estranged couple split in 2006 after eight years' of marriage, but Lee...

Simmons' Wife Asks For $480,000-A-year For Kids

Rap mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS' estranged wife KIMORA LEE SIMMONS is demanding $480,000 (GBP240,000) in child support as part of the couple's divorce settlement. In documents filed on Wednesday (25Jun08) at Los Angeles Superior Court, the...

Jay-z And Simmons Bridge Political Gap With Obama

Music moguls RUSSELL SIMMONS and JAY-Z are bridging the gap between hip-hop and politics thanks to an unlikely fan - U.S. Democratic Presidential candidate BARACK OBAMA. The Illinois senator has praised the pair as "great...

Simmons Employee Has $15,000 In Gems Stolen

A spokesman for RUSSELL SIMMONS has denied reports the hip-hop mogul has had $15,000 (GBP7,500)-worth of jewellery stolen, insisting it was one of his New York employees who was the unfortunate victim of thieves. The...

Simmons Challenges Estranged Wife Over Custody Bid

Hip-hop mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS' divorce from KIMORA LEE SIMMONS has just turned nasty after the former model filed for sole custody of the couple's young daughters. The Def Jam Records co-founder has challenged his estranged...

Mariah Carey's Friends "Shocked" At Secret Wedding

News of the surprise wedding between Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon has "shocked" her friends and associates, according to a US magazine.A source from the pop diva's camp told People that she was "shell shocked"...

By on 04 May 2008

Simmons Encourages The Young Vote

Music mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS has called on his celebrity pals to help encourage youngsters to vote in the upcoming U.S. presidential elections. Simmons will launch the National Hip-Hop Team Vote 2008 campaign in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania...

Simmons' Wife Kimora Files For Divorce

Rap mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS' estranged wife KIMORA LEE SIMMONS has filed divorce papers in Los Angeles. The couple separated in 2006 after 15 years of marriage and both are now in serious relationships with other...

Lee Simmons Wants Diamond From Dog's Ashes

Hip-hop mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS' ex-wife KIMORA LEE SIMMONS wants to honour her late dog by turning the pet's remains into a diamond. The Baby Phat model and fashion designer is in mourning after 18-year-old bitch...

Simmons' New Girl Praises His Ex

Fashion mogul KIMORA LEE SIMMONS has found an unlikely supporter in her ex-husband RUSSELL SIMMONS' new girlfriend. Model Porschla Coleman has defended the Baby Phat label boss in a new magazine interview, in which she...

Simmons Slams Pregnancy Rumours

LATEST: Hip-hop mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS' ex-wife KIMORA LEE SIMMONS has slammed rumours she is pregnant with the child of actor DJIMON HOUNSOU. It was reported the model-turned-fashion queen was expecting a third child with the...

Lee Simmons Pregnant?

Hip-hop mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS' ex-wife KIMORA LEE SIMMONS is reportedly pregnant - with the child of actor DJIMON HOUNSOU. The model-turned-fashion queen - who has two children, Ming and Aoki, by Def Jam Records founder...

Hip-hop Great Russell Simmons Backing Barack Obama

Def Jam legend Russell Simmons has confirmed his endorsement for US presidential hopeful Barack Obama.Hugely influential in the black community, Simmons' backing will provide a boost to the Illinois senator's campaign ahead of crucial primary...

By on 04 March 2008

Simmons Donates To African Charity

Hip-hop mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS has donated more than $300,000 (GBP150,000) to an African empowerment charity. The Def Jam Records co-founder presented a cheque for $311,535 (GBP155,767) - made via his Simmons Jewelry Company - to...

Kimora Lee Simmons Strips Off For Peta

RUSSELL SIMMONS' estranged wife KIMORA LEE SIMMONS will bare all in a new advertising campaign for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). The model-turned-fashion designer is the latest star to strip off for...

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