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Russell Simmons Responds to Sexual Misconduct Allegations After Revealing Exposé Article Is Published

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It was an extreme measure when pioneering hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons made the decision to step down from every single one of his business after staggering sexual misconduct allegations from the 90s, surfaced. The current scandal has transformed the once always tranquil spirit of Simmons into a taut soul. Visit for more information Wednesday […]

Russell Simmons “Removing” Himself From Leadership Of All His Companies Amid 2nd Sexual Allegation

Def Jam Recordings co-founder Russell Simmons announced Thursday that he would relinquish his leadership roles in “all the companies I founded,” after a second woman accused him of sexual assault. Visit for more information Following the publication of a letter by writer Jenny Lumet in The Hollywood Reporter, Simmons issued a statement that he […]

Russell Simmons’ Name to be Removed From HBO’s ‘All Def Comedy’

Russell Simmons' Name to be Removed From HBO's 'All Def Comedy'

HBO is moving forward with the airing of All Def Comedy, but without the founder, Russell Simmons. An HBO spokesperson issued a statement: HBO will be airing All Def Comedy as planned. However, Russell Simmons will not appear in the new series and we will be removing his name from the show moving forward.  The […]

Terry Crews Puts Russell Simmons On Blast For Encouraging Him To Drop Sexual Harassment Charges Against Hollywood Agent


Actor Terry Crews is not having it when it comes to sexual harassment at the workplace. Visit for more information ‘The Everybody Hates Chris’ co-star took to Twitter to out hip Hop mogul Russell Simmons, who asked Crews to give Hollywood agent Adan Venit a “pass” after Crews claimed the agent made some inappropriate […]

Model Accuses Russell Simmons of Sexual Misconduct, Simmons Denies

Model Accuses Russell Simmons of Sexual Misconduct, Simmons Denies

Along the heat of multiple women posing allegations of sexual misconduct against Brett Ratner, Russell Simmons has been officially dropped in the mix after model Keri Claussen Khaligi alleged a new case against both men. Visit for more information Reported by the LA Times, Khaligi, who was 17 years-old at the time, claims in […]

Russell Simmons Produces Film on Life of Legendary Rapper T LA Rock

Russell Simmons Produces Film on Life of Legendary Rapper T LA Rock

Words by Comfort Nnana Kalu Visit for more information Russell Simmons will be producing a film on artist T LA Rock. Hailing from the Bronx, T LA Rock was the first rapper signed to Def Jam. In time, he came up to be a highly influential Hip-Hop artist with notable track “It’s Yours.” The […]

Reggie Hudlin Proves Why Thurgood Marshall Is Hip-Hop


When we heard that Reggie Hudlin was directing a movie about Thurgood Marshall, starring the new Black Panther Chad Boseman, we did the happy dance: Shmoney Dance. Nae Nae. Hit Them Folks. We did them all. Visit for more information Hudlin is as Hip-Hop as it gets in Hollywood. Since the 90s, he and […]

Uncle Rush Turns 60 Today!

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Words by Shanice Stephanie & NDSmith Visit for more information Russell Simmons aka Uncle Rush turns 60 today! Born on this day in 1957, a Hollis, Queens native turned a side-college hustle into a cultural phenomenon and became the face of “The Hip-Hop Mogul”. Simmons is one of the man players that changed the […]

Netflix is Set to Air Def Comedy Jam’s 25th Anniversay Special Starring Dave Chappelle, Kevin Hart, Tracy Morgan

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Netflix will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Def Comedy Jam series in a forthcoming special titled Def Comedy Jam 25. Visit for more information Def Comedy Jam 25 will display the impact and legacy of the long-running HBO series that is responsible for launching the careers of many Black comedians like Martin Lawrence, […]

Russell Simmons Headlines The “I Am A Muslim Too” March In NYC

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Music mogul Russell Simmons led thousands of New Yorkers in a show of solidarity for Muslim Americans at the “I Am A Muslim Too” rally on Sunday in Times Square. Visit for more information Simmons headlined the event, which was co-organized by the Foundation For Ethnic Understanding and the Nusantara Foundation in response to […]

Russel Simmons Discusses Upcoming Hip Hop Musical “The Scenario”


Russell Simmons talks new musical “The Scenario” Visit for more information Set to hit the 2017-18 theatrical season, Russell Simmon’s hip hop musical The Scenario will debut in New York before taking on a 30-city tour across the U.S. The Hip Hop mogul has been carefully crafting The Scenario since 2015 right around the same […]

Comedians Are Going Doggystyle For Snoop Dogg’s Roast Tonight


Snoop Dogg’s roast is here and BFF Martha Stewart won’t be the only celebrity in attendance. Mike Epps will host the comedic celebration for the Long Beach rapper by Fusion, All Def Digital, and MERRY JANE, airing tonight [Saturday, December 10]. Visit for more information ADD’s head honcho, Russell Simmons is bringing out the […]

Russell Simmons is Now the Proud Owner of a Yoga Studio

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Russell Simmons gets to your soul—whether by his multi-faceted work for the hip hop community, comedy showcases, or guides to wellness and serenity. And the latest out of the OG’s mind is no exception. His very own yoga studio, Tantris opened its doors in Los Angeles yesterday, [Friday, November 18]. brings together our community […]