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Where: (click below to visit venue on Foursquare) Rick Rubin’s dorm room11 University Place, New York University When: 1984 What: The future mogul and aspiring record producer agree to join forces, signing their first act, a sixteen-year-old from Queens named LL Cool J. «  PREVIOUS NEXT  » In celebration of Black Music Month, TheUrbanDaily’s “It’s All Black […]

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 […]

E.J. Greig (Assistant Program Director, 101.1 The Wiz) in studio with Russell Simmons. Highly respected millionaire, mogul and entertainment entrepreneur Russell Simmons stopped by for an interesting conversation with the WizNation crew diving into the principles found inside his latest book “Super Rich.” Designed to enlighten the masses on giving more than we receive plus […]

In 1996, the film Scream reinvigorated the horror film genre.  Fifteen years later, the fourth installment in the horror film franchise will be released, Scream 4.

President Barack Obama sends young American citizens a statement discussing the American Dream, student loans, the Affordable Care Act and more. During a recent MySpace takeover of sorts,Russell Simmons delivered a message directly from President Barack Obama. In order to do this, Simmons participated in the Myspace Hijack, a program that allows celebrities to play the […]

I must commend Russel Simmons for his consistent efforts in speaking out about the communities across the country. Hip Hop star Maino joins him as well to lend his support in whatever capacity.

What do you think about what Russel Simmons had to say to Kanye West? Do you think Simmons is right in his opinions to Yeezy? Let us know your thoughts...

From Black-owned businesses have not fared particularly well as independent actors in this age of consolidation, having suffered heavy attrition rates due to a surge of mergers and buy-outs over the course of the last two decades.

Russell Simmons bags young model chicks more than a little bit. He brought his newest conquest Heidi Allende to last night's SESAC Awards. The two got kissy-faced as songwriters accepted their awards.

It looks like Russell Simmons’ former flame, Julie Henderson, might actually be officially out of the picture. We haven’t seen the two together in months and the other night Russ was spotted with ex-girlfriend Katie Rost.

Congrats are in order for Daniel “Diggy” Simmons.  He’s following in his dad’s footsteps and got himself an official record deal with Atlantic Records–just 1 day after his 15th birthday.  His big sister Angela and lil bro Russy were on hand this afternoon to watch him sign his official papers.

Keisha Whitaker took her birthday celebration to the Juliet Supper Club in NYC!