Tag Archives: Russell Simmons

  • LL Cool J and Russell Simmons Pay Youth in Jail a Visit

    Apr 18, 15 by Deron Dalton Leave a comment


    *Actor/rapper LL Cool J and hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons gave young folks in jail some words of encouragement. To promote a national anti-violence program from Simmons’ RushCard, the pair visited Rikers Island. RushCard’s Keep the Peace initiative is granting neighborhood organizations. LIFE Camp is one of those organizations, which works to prevent violence from young […]

  • HBO Nabs Steve McQueen’s Drama Pilot ‘Codes of Conduct’

    Mar 20, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *“12 Years a Slave” director Steve McQueen‘s drama pilot, “Codes of Conduct,” has been picked up by HBO as a limited series, the network announced Friday. The six-episode series follows Beverly Snow (Devon Terrell), a young African-American man who wants to break into the highest social strata of New York despite his ambiguous past. Helena […]

  • T.I. Hosts Star Studded ‘Get Hard’ Screening in Hollywood (Photo Gallery)

    Mar 19, 15 by EURweb editor/BJ Leave a comment


    *Wednesday night, T.I., Russell Simmons, Evan Ross, Adrienne Bailon, Edwina Findley, Stephen Hill, Affion Crockett, Kenny Burns, Yesi Ortiz, King Keraun, Teairra Mari, Laura Govan, Gloria Govan, Melanie Iglesias, Kyla Pratt, Hazel-E and Joe Torry enjoyed laughs at a private screening of “Get Hard” at “All Def Comedy Live” powered by The Brand Group at the TCL Chinese […]

  • Russell Simmons Developing Hip Hop Stage Musical ‘The Scenario’

    Mar 19, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Hip-hop entrepreneur Russell Simmons is developing a new stage musical called “The Scenario,” Simmons’ Def Pictures announced Thursday. The musical will feature the greatest hits from a two-decade span of hip-hop, from the “golden age” spanning the mid-80s to the mid-90s to the chart-topping artists of the turn of the Millennium. Simmons, who launched the […]

  • Russell Simmons: Geraldo Rivera is ‘Not Relevant’ (Watch)

    Feb 19, 15 by EURPublisher01 27 Comments


    *Russell Simmons has responded to Geraldo Rivera. During a “HuffPost Live” interview Tuesday, the Fox News correspondent blamed hip hop for keeping “black and brown people” under the thumb of racism. “Hip-hop has done more damage to black and brown people than racism in the last 10 years,” Rivera said before naming Simmons directly. “I […]

  • Geraldo Rivera Says Hip Hop is Worse for Blacks Than Racism; Blames Russell Simmons (Watch)

    Feb 18, 15 by EURPublisher01 39 Comments


    *Fox News correspondent Geraldo Rivera took aim at rap culture during a half-hour Q&A on his stint with NBC’s “Celebrity Apprentice.” “Hip-hop has done more damage to black and brown people than racism in the last 10 years,” Rivera said during a chat with HuffPost Live host Josh Zepps. “When you find the youngster — […]