Russell Simmons’ troubles following the “glitch” with his RushCard program has invaded his legal space as he faces a class action lawsuit for fraud. Media…


Russell Simmons discusses Minister Louis Farrakhan's remarks about redistributing the pain to enact social justice in America.

Russell Simmons will continue his long-time partnership with HBO, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. The music and media mogul signed an overall deal with the…


Russell Simmons issued an apology over his YouTube company’s “Harriet Tubman Sex Tape.” The apology is below: In the whole history of Def Comedy Jam,…

Russell Simmons is urging New York’s Mayor Michael Bloomberg to come to the aid of the city’s homeless in the wake of superstorm Sandy.

Despite the blows for Occupy Wall Street protestors, Russell Simmons and his industry counterpart Jay Zthink they can either profit from or influence the movement one way or another. The two are talking about a concert. “We are definitely discussing [a concert,]” Simmons told “We’re definitely looking to make a huge impact. We’re actively working for permits. We’ll […]

TALLAHASSEE — Russell Simmons’ RushCard, a pre-paid debit card targeted at urban working class people is being investigated by the Florida Attorney General’s Office over alleged hidden fees. MyBankTracker reports: The Florida Attorney General’s Office has issued subpoenas against five prepaid debit card companies claiming they may be forcing consumers to pay hidden fees each […]

Let’s all continue to Elev8 Black Men in 2011.  Kenneth Braswell shares his thoughts on the work ahead in 2011 for the responsible man.  Also check out the inspirational video featuring Nick Canon and Russell Simmons. What does a responsible man look like; sound like, smell like? Is he defined by his walk, or maybe […]

Roland Martin talks with Russell Simmons about his new book, Super Rich: A Guide to Having It All. Russell Simmons–rap impresario and founder of Def Jam Records, Phat Farm, and the Hip-Hop Summit, and with Morrow coauthor of Do You!–explores what it means to be truly rich and fulfilled through two tenets. The twin paths […]

Dear Senator Feinstein and Senator Hatch, Societies are judged on how they treat their elderly, their sick and their children.  For far too long we have failed all three.  The two of you have the opportunity and the responsibility to take a step in changing this course by passing the Youth PROMISE Act.  I write […]

While the “Ground Zero Mosque” site is two blocks away from Ground Zero, rap mogulRussell Simmons‘ apartment is across the street! This week he put various religious symbols in his windows to support religious freedom. Another pic with Simmons, below.