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Simmons Holding Out For Marriage Reunion

Hip-hop mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS is refusing to give up on his marriage to former model KIMORA LEE, even though many believe the couple is already divorced. The Def Jam Records founder insists the divorce rumours...

Simmons Plans Expensive Sanskrit T-shirt Line

Rap mogul-turned-designer RUSSELL SIMMONS is going back to ancient India for his new line of quality T-shirts. The Phat Farm founder's new project, RWS, involves ancient designs on top-of-the-line fabrics. He tells urbanwear designer MARC...

Simmons And Lee Raise Sweet-smelling Cash For Keys Charity

Rap mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS and his estranged wife KIMORA LEE are teaming up to give ALICIA KEYS' charity foundation a sweet smell thanks to a new scent. The entrepreneurial couple have designed a new fragrance,...

Simmons Becomes Un Goodwill Ambassador

Rap mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS will today (25JUL06) become a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations (UN). Simmons' new title will be Permanent Observer Missionary for CISRI-ISP, an inter-governmental organisation which fights against hunger and malnutrition...

Tupac's Creative Legacy

MOS DEF, RUSSELL SIMMONS, Q-TIP and DANNY GLOVER are all coming to together to perform work from the late TUPAC's spoken word album THE ROSE THAT GREW FROM CONCRETE. The stars will take part in...

Struggling Simmonses Join Forces To Help Chained Dogs

Rap mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS and his wife KIMORA LEE's troubled marriage has gone to the dogs - they're both committed to raising awareness about the dangers of chaining pets up outside. The couple, who recently...

Fascinating Fact 1734

RUSSELL SIMMONS' non-profit group the Hip-Hop Summit Action Network is hitting the road to inform people about voting and economic empowerment. The discussion on voter registration and the US economy will take place on 12...

Fascinating Fact 1675

Rap mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS marked the fifth anniversary of his non-profit group the Hip-Hop Summit Action Network by opening the American electronic stock exchange Nasdaq last week (ends16JUN06) by ringing the opening bell.

Banks Exposes Simmons' Naked Ambition

Retired model-turned-TV presenter TYRA BANKS left best pal KIMORA LEE SIMMONS red faced during a chat on her US talk show last night (22MAY06) when she exposed the designer's penchant for nudity. Banks recalled showing...

Spears Slashes Price Of Penthouse

Singer BRITNEY SPEARS has slashed the asking price for her Manhattan, New York City, penthouse in a final attempt to sell it - two years after it was first listed on the property market. The...

Ll Cool J Tells Kids: 'Watch Your Money'

LL COOL J urged youngsters to be more responsible with their money at the Hip-Hop Summit on Financial Empowerment in New York City on Saturday (22APR06). The HUSH hitmaker joined fellow Urban stars ALICIA KEYS,...

Simmons Hopeful Of Saving Marriage

LATEST: Rap mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS has hinted his troubled marriage to his wife-of-seven-years KIMORA LEE SIMMONS can still be saved. The couple, who have two daughters together, announced their separation last Friday (31MAR06) after speculation...

Simmons Officially Splitting

LATEST: Rap mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS and his wife KIMORA LEE SIMMONS are splitting after seven years of marriage. A representative for Kimora has confirmed the split and a formal announcement is expected later today (31MAR06)....

Simmons To Announce Separation?

LATEST: Hip-hop mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS and his wife KIMORA LEE will formally announce they have split this week (ends31MAR06), according to media reports in the US. The couple have been married for seven years and...

Simmons: 'We're Not Splitting'

Hip-hop mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS has slammed reports that his marriage to KIMORA LEE SIMMONS is in trouble and insists the couple would never split. The duo have been married for seven years and have two...

Ice-t And Simmons Contribute Artifacts To Smithsonian

Rappers ICE-T and RUSSELL SIMMONS are the first musicians to donate artifacts for a future hip-hop exhibit at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington DC. The museum began gathering items for the collection yesterday (28FEB06),...

Simmons Honoured In Newark

Def Jam founder RUSSELL SIMMONS was yesterday (02FEB06) awarded a key to the city of Newark, New Jersey, in recognition of his work as a positive role model for young people. Simmons, 48, was...

Gotti Back On Top Of Hip-hop Hot List

The Inc record boss IRV GOTTI is back on top of the rap world after beating a lengthy money laundering battle - he's number one on the new The Source Power 30 List. The...

Foxy Brown: 'I've Been Deaf For Six Months'

LATEST: FOXY BROWN has been unable to hear for a staggering six months. The 26-year-old rapper was diagnosed with sudden hearing loss in May (05) while she was recording her upcoming album, and she...

Simmons Touts 'Functional' Reality Show

Rap mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS has a major selling point for his brother REVEREND RUN's new reality show RUN'S HOUSE - it's about a functional family. Drawing direct comparison to expletive-laden MTV hit THE OSBOURNES,...

Reverend Run's Longrunning Injury

RUN-DMC star REVEREND RUN has endured decades of neck pains, after his older brother RUSSELL SIMMONS kicked a chair at him during a drug-fuelled fight. The 48-year-old hip-hop veteran, real name JOSEPH SIMMONS, says...

Hilfiger Hands Over A Fortune To Hurricane Victims

Fashion mogul TOMMY HILFIGER showed off his generous side on Friday night (09SEP05) when he donated cash, clothes and the BLACK EYED PEAS to a US telethon held to raise cash for the Hurricane Katrina...

Fascinating Fact 150

MARIAH CAREY and DIDDY are among the first stars to record new songs for a Hurricane Katrina relief album being funded by rap mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS....

The Things They Say 168

"He's a hero in the black community... Saying what a lot of poor people think is not a crime. We have freedom of speech... I think it's important that rappers say what poor people don't...

Simmons Gets Behind Another Katrina Telethon

Rap mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS is the brains behind a hip-hop telethon planned for Friday night (09SEP05) to help the victims of Hurricane Katrina. The DEF JAM co-founder has persuaded JAY-Z to come out of...

Kimora Lee Simmons Placed On Probation

Rap mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS' wife KIMORA LEE SIMMONS has been placed on six months probation after pleading guilty in a New Jersey court to careless driving. The statuesque model entered her plea in Bergen...

Generous Diddy Sponsors Art For Life Children

SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS donated a generous $5,000 (GBP2,800) to children's arts education at a star-studded charity event headed by fellow hip-hop mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS. But Combs, who attended the Art for Life fundraiser...

Simmonses Plan To Adopt Malaysian Baby

Rap mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS and his socialite wife KIMORA LEE SIMMONS are adopting a Malaysian baby. The couple already have two natural-born daughters, but Kimora is keen for a big family. She says,...

Usher Tops New Pop Power Poll

USHER has topped a new poll to find the most powerful voice in pop music in 2005. The R+B star beat ALICIA KEYS, COLDPLAY and EMINEM to claim the top spot in the Los...

Simmons Still Hoping For Jackson Live 8 Performance

Live 8 organiser RUSSELL SIMMONS is still hoping troubled popstar MICHAEL JACKSON will perform at the Philadelphia leg of tomorrow's (02JUL05) charity extravaganza. The hip-hop mogul insists memories of the THRILLER star's recent child...

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Get Your First Look At Jared Leto As The 'Suicide Squad's' Joker

Director David Ayer has shared the first official image of Leto as the DC villain.

Lady Gaga Receive Contemporary Icon Award Songwriters Hall Fame

Lady Gaga will be honoured by the Songwriters Hall of Fame when she receives their Contemporary Icon Award in a ceremony on 19th June.

Earl Sweatshirt - I Don't Like S**t, I Don't Go Outside: An Album by Earl Sweatshirt Album Review

Earl Sweatshirt sounds comfortable and mature on 'I Don't Like S**t, I Don't Go Outside', and his raw style with a high energy sounds at home over...

Johnny Depp Shows Off Acting Talent In Monstrous 'Black Mass' Trailer [Pictures]

For anyone overtaken by Johnny Depp's recent filmography, the trailer for 'Black Mass' can serve as a great reminder that he is a phenomenal actor.

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Bruce Jenner Interview: What We Learned From Former Olympian's Diane Sawyer Special

After months of intrigue and speculation Bruce Jenner’s two hour sit-down with Diane Sawyer aired on ABC Friday night.

Steven Moffat Talks 'Doctor Who' Movie: "There's Money To Be Made But That's Not The Point"

The showrunner has spoken out after leaked Sony emails revealed talk of a ‘Doctor Who’ movie.

Is Tom Cruise Ready To Face The Music In Disney's 'Bob The Musical'?

The ‘Mission: Impossible-Rogue Nation’ star is reportedly being eyed for the long in development project.

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