Russell Simmons

Type: Person
Name: Russell Simmons
Date of Birth: 04/10/1957
Place of Birth: New York, New York
Nationality: United States
Fact Sheet: Biography for Russell Simmons
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

REVOLT Media Conference Lineup Pops With Latest Speaker Additions

NEW YORKIn addition to keynotes by Clear Channel Chairman/CEO and MTV co-founder Bob Pittman, CEO of All Def Digital and Co-founder of Def Jam Russell Simmons and Chairman of Combs Enterprises and REVOLT TV Sean Combs, additional speakers announced today ... [Published Stock Nod - 11 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

A Story Black People Have Heard That White People Have Been Afraid To Hear For Far Too Long

Things I'm pretty sure we all can agree on: 1. Racism still exists. (If you think it doesn't, you'll want to watch this.) 2. The statistics in this video are appalling and clearly not an anomaly. 3. We have to find a new way forward because the status ... [Published Upworthy - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Novus Content Releases Comedic Sensation "Gerald Kelly Live On Broadway" August 26, 2014

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novus Content announces the August 26, 2014 DVD release of "Gerald Kelly Live On Broadway".  "The funniest comedian in the country," says Russell Simmons, "Gerald Kelly Live on Broadway" brings big laughs from ... [Published PR Newswire: Entertainment & Media - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Russell Simmons: "There's an us vs. them mentality" in Ferguson

Officials in Ferguson, Missouri are bracing for another night of violence as frustration mounts over the unarmed black teen shot and killed by police.Protests continue to spiral out of control at least 74 people were arrested Monday night. Demonstrators ... [Published CNN - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 2 reports

Russell Simmons reacts to violence

Business magnate Russell Simmons weighs in on Michael Brown's death, police tactics and race relations in America. ... [Published CNN - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Same-sex 'marriage' freight train derailed in Tenn.

(OneNewsNow.com)Tuesday, August 19, 2014For the first time since June 2013, and stemming the tide of dozens of federal, state and appeals court decisions striking down biblical marriage protection amendments that banned same-sex unions, a judge in Tennessee ... [Published One News Now - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Up Close: Eric Garner and Ferguson, Mo. cases>

NEW YORK (WABC) --This week, we focus on two cases creating a huge outcry in minority communities.In New York, there have been protests and calls for justice in the death of Eric Garner. Nearly a month after the Staten Island father was killed in police ... [Published WABC New York City - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Revolt Music Conference coming to Miami Beach

The first ever Revolt Music Conference, from Sean Combs’ new music cable network, will be held Oct. 16-19 in Miami Beach.Scheduled speakers include Combs; Def Jam co-founder Russell Simmons; Julie Greenwald, Atlantic Records Group chairman and COO; and ... [Published Miami Herald - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Machinima Names General Counsel

Machinima's new CEO Chad Gutstein is continuing to build up the YouTube network's leadership ranks, this time with the appointment of Chris Riley as general counsel.Riley joins the gaming-centric company from Bingham McCutcheon, where he was a partner ... [Published Hollywood Reporter - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

The most outrageous internships money can buy

When the Harvey Weinstein Co. for at least $26,000 earlier this week (valued at $50,000), news outlets like the Guardian and Deadline took enthusiastic notice. Since the proceeds go to charities, everyone involved can feel a little better about the fact ... [Published Salon - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Tennessee’s gay marriage ban is constitutional, judge rules

Russell SimmonsBy Michael GryboskiA judge has ruled that Tennessee’s constitutional amendment banning legal recognition of same-sex marriage is legal, breaking a streak of judicial losses for the traditional marriage side.Circuit Court Judge Russell E. ... [Published Layman Online - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 8 reports

Rusell Simmmons’ `All Def Digital’ Raises $5M

Aug. 7 (Bloomberg) –- All Def Digital Co-Founder Russell Simmons and Greycroft Partners’ Mark Terbeek discuss their partnership, creating new online content and helping new artists achieve success in the digital realm. They speak on "Bloomberg West.” ... [Published Bloomberg - Aug 07 2014]

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...  "The funniest comedian in the country," says Russell Simmons , " gerald kelly live on broadway " brings big laughs from the Bronx to the bright lights of Broadway in his new stand up special...

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REVOLT Media Conference Lineup Pops With Latest... [Published CEOWorld Magazine - 11 hours ago]
REVOLT Media Conference Lineup Pops With Latest... [Published Stock Nod - 11 hours ago]
A Story Black People Have Heard That White Peop... [Published Upworthy - Aug 20 2014]
BET Networks’ Award-Winning Comedy “Real Husban... [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 20 2014]
Novus Content Releases Comedic Sensation "Geral... [Published CW 50 Detroit - Aug 20 2014]
Novus Content Releases Comedic Sensation "Geral... [Published PR Newswire: Entertainment & Media - Aug 20 2014]
Russell Simmons reacts to violence [Published CNN - Aug 20 2014]
Russell Simmons: "There's an us vs. them mental... [Published CNN - Aug 20 2014]
Simmons: Dialogue, diversity needed [Published CNN.com - Video - Aug 20 2014]
Same-sex 'marriage' freight train derailed in T... [Published One News Now - Aug 19 2014]
UN Secretary-General and Malala Yousafzai join ... [Published UNFPA - Aug 19 2014]
Revolt Music Conference coming to Miami Beach [Published Miami Herald - Aug 18 2014]
Machinima Names General Counsel [Published Hollywood Reporter - Aug 18 2014]
Up Close: Eric Garner and Ferguson, Mo. cases> [Published WABC New York City - Aug 18 2014]
Melissa George: the good life [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Aug 16 2014]
Comic KATT WILLIAMS Debuts New Stand-Up Special... [Published Broadway World - Aug 16 2014]
The most outrageous internships money can buy [Published Salon - Aug 16 2014]
Ferguson security chief: 'It was a good night' [Published CNN - Aug 15 2014]
Tennessee’s gay marriage ban is constitutional,... [Published Layman Online - Aug 15 2014]
Revolt TV's First Revolt Music Conference Is A ... [Published Encore - Aug 15 2014]
From Gold to Selfridge [Published Bet.com - Aug 14 2014]
New York Candidate for Governor Arrested for Vi... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 14 2014]
Is Tennessee's Ruling Against Gay Marriage a Se... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Aug 13 2014]
Appeals court gives same-sex marriage green lig... [Published UPI - Aug 13 2014]
Tennessee judge bucks string of rulings on same... [Published Associated Baptist Press - Aug 13 2014]
Election surprises; Clementi foundation news; M... [Published Windy City Times - Aug 13 2014]
Tennessee Judge Upholds Ban on Recognizing Lega... [Published Feminist Majority Foundation - Aug 13 2014]
Welcome Home Remy Ma [Published Bet.com - Aug 13 2014]
Lawyers defending Louisiana gay marriage ban ta... [Published Bayou Buzz - Aug 12 2014]
Machinima CEO Chad Gutstein: Don't Call Us an '... [Published Variety - Aug 12 2014]
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Novus Content Releases Comedic Sensation "Geral... [Published PR Newswire: Entertainment & Media - Aug 20 2014]
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novus Content announces the August 26, 2014 DVD release of "Gerald Kelly Live On Broadway".  "The funniest comedian in the country," says Russell Simmons, "Gerald Kelly Live on Broadway" brings big laughs from ...
Simmons: Dialogue, diversity needed [Published CNN.com - Video - Aug 20 2014]
Business magnate Russell Simmons weighs in on Michael Brown's death, police tactics and race relations in America. ...
The Daily Startup: Drive Capital Backs ‘Smart T... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Aug 08 2014]
Beam Technologies Inc.’s connected toothbrushBeam Technologies Inc. Procter & Gamble ’s Oral-B high-tech tootbrush has competition from startup Beam Technologies , which has raised a $5 million Series A round from venture firm Drive Capital, Tim ...
Greycroft leads $5 mln funding in Russell Simmo... [Published PE Hub Blog - Aug 07 2014]
Greycroft Partners led a $5 million Series A funding round in ALL DEF DIGITAL , a digital consumer entertainment brand co-founded by Russell Simmons . Other participants in the funding round included Advancit Capital , Nu Horizons Investments ...
Russell Simmons Meets Rick Rubin [Published Boing Boing - Aug 04 2014]
Read the rest of the Hip Hop Family Tree comics! ...
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RushCard and Russell Simmons Introduce Cutting ... [Published Financial Services - Feb 27 2014]
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