NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: Russell Simmons (R) and Carol Alt attend Brooks Brothers and Town & Country with The Cinema Society host a screening of 'The Great Gatsby' After Party at The Lambs Club on May 7, 2013 in New York City.
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Russell Simmons Inks Overall Deal With HBO (Exclusive)
Simmons is returning to HBO. The prolific music and TV producer has inked a two-year first-look deal with the premium cable network, The Hollywood Reporter has learned exclusively. Under the pact, Simmons will create and develop projects for HBO. The deal 5/23/13 from Hollywood Reporter Read more »
Russell Simmons Champions Project To End Urban "Food Deserts"
website GlobalGrind interviewed the team, who offered insight about their lives in food deserts and the similar struggles of people in their community. "The options are so limited that it feels like a conspiracy: either bad fruits or no fruits and vegetables, from Gothamist Read more »
Partnership for a New American Economy, Organizing for Action, and Republicans for Immigration Reform Kick Off the Largest-Ever Virtual March on Washington
Leader Harry Reid of Nevada -- Former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger -- Somesh Dash, #iMarch Co-Organizer -- Russell Simmons, Co-Founder of Def Jam -- Senator Charles E. Schumer of New York -- Senator Jeff Flake of Arizona -- Congresswoman Ileana from Freshnews.com Read more »
Russell Simmons helping to cook up a plan to sell healthier food
hip-hop mogul is hatching a plan to usher in his own new brand of blinged-out bodegas. Russell Simmons is teaming with a Clinton Hill entrepreneur, cooking up an ambitious recipe to gentrify the city’s food deserts and sampling some ingredients from Trader from New York Daily News Read more »
Beyonce denies baby rumours
for their 16-month-old daughter Blue Ivy. And among those who think a baby is on the way is the couple's friend, music mogul Russell Simmons. "Congratulations Jay-Z & Beyonce," Simmons tweeted to the superstar pair yesterday. His tweet came after E! News reported from Adelaide Now Read more »