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 Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Russell Simmons Celebrates 15th…

Bridgehampton got a little more colorful Saturday when Russell Simmons ’ Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation celebrated the 15 th anniversary of its Art for Life benefit.Prior to the start of the program, which was emceed by Soledad O’Brien, guests were ... [Published Variety - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Sorta makes sense as celebs are nuts and love drugs------Celebrities Jumping on Bandwagon to Help the Motor City

Celebrities Jumping on Bandwagon to Help the Motor City  –  Deadline Detroit : "In the celebrity world, it's becoming hip to help the Motown. Susan Whitall of the Detroit News reports that celebrities helping the city have included Madonna and a whole ... [Published MuskegonPundit - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Russell Simmons' Star-studded 15th Annual Benefit at Fairview Farms

Niykee Heaton and Doug E Fresh were among the stars who showed their support at this fundraising event in NYCJason Flom, Russell Simmons and Doug E. Fresh attend the Russell Simmons' Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation:15th Annual ART FOR LIFE Benefit ... [Published Ahlan! Live - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Video: Hip Hop Doug E. Fresh Teaches the Dougie Dance

Doug E. Fresh at Russell Simmons' #ArtforLife 15th Annual Gala held in the Hamptons, NYCHip Hop legend Doug E. Fresh says that he INVENTED the Dougie dance and will show you how to do it properly. Mr. Fresh was the after party host for the 15th Annual ... [Published Chicago Now - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Taking politics back to the people

Tweet Commentary by Chris Cleggfor South Peace NewsRussell Simmons suggested in the 1970s that government is not truly representative of the people. His argument was there never seemed to be a proportionate number of minorities, women, and poor to help ... [Published South Peace News - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

The Rock packs on pounds for ‘Hercules’

It looks like all that begging Robin Thicke has been doing to get Paula Patton back hasn’t done the crooner a bit of good. The estranged couple have put their home above Hollywood’s Sunset Strip up for sale with an asking price of $2.98 million. The former ... [Published Amsterdam News - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Russell Simmons Explains Why He's Honoring Ex-Wife

(NEW YORK) -- Russell Simmons is set to honor his ex-wife, Kimora Lee Simmons, among others at the 15th annual Art for Life Benefit in Bridgehampton, New York, on July 26, which will benefit his Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation. Although it may raise ... [Published 100 WAPI - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

YouTube's Music Industry Liaison Chris LaRosa to Depart for Startup

It's still full steam ahead for YouTube's music service, however.Chris LaRosa, a product manager responsible for liaising with publishers and labels on behalf of YouTube, has left YouTube/Google, a source has confirmed to Billboard.LaRosa was with YouTube ... [Published Billboard - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Universal Music Looking for Next Big YouTube Star With New Record Label

Universal Music Group, the biggest recording conglomerate in the world and home to artists like Celine Dion, Eminem and Lady Gaga, has announced the formation of a brand new record label entitled Awesomeness Music, which will exclusively mine YouTube ... [Published Entrepreneur.com - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 5 reports

Machinima Vet Sanjay Sharma Joins All Def Digital

Culver City, CA -- Digital consumer entertainment brand and cross-platform network All Def Digital announced that it has hired Sanjay Sharma as its first President and Chief Operating Officer. The announcement was made today by ADD co-founder Russell ... [Published Animation World Network - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 4 reports

Miami News: REVOLT Music Conference

REVOLT Chairman Sean Combs joined his long-time mentor and newly appointed REVOLT Vice Chairman Andre Harrell, to announce that Russell Simmons will deliver one of several keynotes speeches at the inaugural REVOLT Music Conference slated for October in ... [Published Live Trading News - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 2 reports

Immigration Reform: 5 Things We Learned From Russell Simmons

On the eve of President Barack Obama talking about immigration policy June 30, Russell Simmons took to the Web to deliver his thoughts on the matter.During the Rose Garden speech, Obama took a strong swipe at the GOP, saying, “They’ve proven again and ... [Published Black Enterprise - Jul 02 2014]

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...wesomeness TV, YouTube, HBO, and Universal Music Group as we introduce an incredible new generation of talent to audiences worldwide," Simmons said. "as many of our early concepts took root, our fans responded and advertisers took note. we knew we were ready to take all def digital to the next level, but first we had to identify and recruit a rare executive that understood the multiracial singularly cultural audience, and knew the many worlds we play in, from digital and television to film and music."

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Russell Simmons Celebrates 15th… [Published Variety - Jul 28 2014]
Sorta makes sense as celebs are nuts and love d... [Published MuskegonPundit - Jul 28 2014]
Russell Simmons' Star-studded 15th Annual Benef... [Published Ahlan! Live - Jul 27 2014]
Video: Hip Hop Doug E. Fresh Teaches the Dougie... [Published Chicago Now - Jul 27 2014]
Taking politics back to the people [Published South Peace News - Jul 25 2014]
The Rock packs on pounds for ‘Hercules’ [Published Amsterdam News - Jul 24 2014]
Becka Pimenta Debuts “Dancing in the Rain” on J... [Published PRWeb - Jul 24 2014]
Russell Simmons Explains Why He's Honoring Ex-Wife [Published 100 WAPI - Jul 24 2014]
YouTube's Music Industry Liaison Chris LaRosa t... [Published Billboard - Jul 23 2014]
NYPD chokehold incident sparks outrage [Published MSNBC - Jul 22 2014]
Universal Music Looking for Next Big YouTube St... [Published Entrepreneur.com - Jul 22 2014]
Are prepaid debit cards right for you? [Published CBS News - Jul 22 2014]
Prepaid Card Costs Rising [Published Bank Systems & Technology - Jul 22 2014]
Machinima Vet Sanjay Sharma Joins All Def Digital [Published Animation World Network - Jul 21 2014]
Russell Simmons’ All Def Digital Names Machinim... [Published Deadline.com - Jul 21 2014]
Former Machinima Exec Sanjay Sharma Joins Russe... [Published Hollywood Reporter - Jul 21 2014]
Ex-Machinima Exec Sanjay Sharma to Run Russell ... [Published The Wrap - Jul 21 2014]
Russell Simmons' All Def Digital Hires Machinim... [Published Variety - Jul 21 2014]
Zoe Kravitz is a Spotlight Junky [Published Bet.com - Jul 21 2014]
Fashion and Philanthropy Come Together at Holly... [Published Malibu Times - Jul 21 2014]
7 Tips on Raising Money From a Guy Who Is Raising [Published Entrepreneur.com - Jul 21 2014]
Universal Music looking to cater to the YouTube... [Published New York Post - Jul 21 2014]
Student poets slam dropout crisis through spoke... [Published KCPT Magazine - Jul 19 2014]
Murphy denies baby talk [Published West Australian - Jul 18 2014]
Taye Diggs Talks New Show [Published Bet.com - Jul 16 2014]
Miami News: REVOLT Music Conference [Published Live Trading News - Jul 16 2014]
Russell Simmons And Music Industry Players Join... [Published Indianapolis Business Journal - Jul 16 2014]
Russell Simmons And Music Industry Players Join... [Published Finwin - Jul 16 2014]
Russell Simmons And Music Industry Players Join... [Published PR Newswire: Entertainment & Media - Jul 16 2014]
Do Entrepreneurs Really Need College? [Published PRWeb - Jul 16 2014]
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Sorta makes sense as celebs are nuts and love d... [Published MuskegonPundit - Jul 28 2014]
Celebrities Jumping on Bandwagon to Help the Motor City  –  Deadline Detroit : "In the celebrity world, it's becoming hip to help the Motown. Susan Whitall of the Detroit News reports that celebrities helping the city have included Madonna and a whole ...
Russell Simmons And Music Industry Players Join... [Published PR Newswire: Entertainment & Media - Jul 16 2014]
NEW YORK, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, REVOLT Chairman Sean Combs joined his long-time mentor and newly appointed REVOLT Vice Chairman Andre Harrell, to announce that Russell Simmons will deliver one of several keynotes speeches at the inaugural ...
In Praise of 56-Year-Old Men [Published Slate - The XX Factor - Jul 11 2014]
Earlier today Esquire  published a piece celebrating the 42-year-old woman. We were so moved by the magazine's openness to women of a certain age that we decided to pen our own ode to a wonderful age, the approximate age of Esquire writer Tom Junod, ...
Suze Orman’s Approved Prepaid Cards Discontinued [Published MyBankTracker.com - Jul 03 2014]
Financial advisor and author Suze Orman’s prepaid debit card is no longer in service. Starting in mid-June, Bancorp, her partner for the product, encouraged all cardholders to with a balance on the card to either transfer or spend it before July 1, 2014. ...
Giorgio Moroder Hosts Anniversary Party at The ... [Published Women's Wear Daily - Jun 16 2014]
The 74-year-old disco impresario, along with Bryan Rabin and Adam Michael Bravin welcomed Russell Simmons, Tony Kanal, and other party regulars. Continue reading... Follow WWD on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook . ...
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RushCard and Russell Simmons Introduce Cutting ... [Published Financial Services - Feb 27 2014]
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