Posts Tagged ‘Russell Simmons’

Russell Simmons & Steve Rifkind To Launch ‘All Def Music’

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Russell Simmons, Steve Rifkind and Brian Robbins are coming together to push forward their latest innovative idea–a label that will center around signing, developing and promoting artists on YouTube.…

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Russell Simmons to Extend Hip-Hop Empire to TV

Hip-Hop mogul Russell Simmons has announced his plans to venture into the television industry.

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Russell Simmons and Kanye West support Occupy Wall Street protests (VIDEO)

Kanye and Russell Simmons were spotted in Zucotti Park in NYC during today’s protests.

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VIDEO: Nas Appears on VH1’s “Behind the Music.”

Nas shares how he became one of hip-hop’s most revered MCs on VH1’s “Behind the Music.” The 38-year-old rapper, born Nasir Jones, opened up about his personal and professional life including his highly-publicized beef with Jay-Z, political controversy, divorce from Kelis, and the birth of his son, with commentary from hip-hop luminaries including Common, Russell

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Rakim To Receive “I Am Hip Hop Icon” Award At 2012 BET Hip Hop Awards

The “BET Hip Hop Awards” has continually paid their respects to past greats who paved a way for the stars of today. Adding a well-deserved honor to his list of achievements will be legendary and influential rapper Rakim, who will receive the “I Am Hip Hop Icon” during this weekend’s festivities.

Rakim joins past awardees

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