Tag Archives: Russell Simmons

  • Russell Simmons Calls Rachel Dolezal ‘A Distraction’, ‘Not Worth Following’

    Jun 17, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Russell Simmons is not trying to pontificate on Rachel Dolezal and her racial identity issues. “It’s not something I’ve thought about much. I didn’t see any of the interviews,” the hip-hop mogul told Page Six Tuesday. “I don’t think it’s worth following. The news has been a distraction.” The 57-year-old has better things to do […]

  • Frank Ocean’s Poor Father Barely Survives Off of Disability Check

    Jun 4, 15 by Deron Dalton 13 Comments

    *Frank Ocean has definitely made a name for himself as a popular and critically-acclaimed music artist and for breaking down barriers as an openly gay black man in hip hop. But his father hasn’t been able to reap any benefits of his success. According to theJasmineBRAND.com, Ocean’s father, Calvin Cooksey, is living near the poverty […]

  • 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 […]