Russell Simmons

Russell Simmons

The Godfather of Hip-Hop is Russell Simmons. He and Rick Rubin founded Def Jam which housed acts like LL Cool J, Slick Rick, The Beastie Boys and more. He also founded the clothing line Phat Farm and Argyle Culture. Lately, Simmons has been focused on philanthropy and his dedication to Yoga.

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Russell Simmons Wants to Celebrate 30 Years of "Krush Groove" with Adidas

Russell Simmons Wants to Celebrate 30 Years of "Krush Groove" with Adidas

Hip-Hop history.

Russell Simmons Responds to Kid Cudi's Comments About Hip-Hop, Says He's Proud of Its Current State

Russell Simmons Responds to Kid Cudi's Comments About Hip-Hop, Says He's Proud of Its Current State

He also gives his own opinion on Kanye West's fashion career.

Bill O'Reilly Slams Beyoncé For "[Glorifying] Having Sex in the Back of a Limousine"

Bill O'Reilly Slams Beyoncé For "[Glorifying] Having Sex in the Back of a Limousine"

The "Partition" video is, apparently, harmful to children.

Russell Simmons and Steve Rifkind Announce ADD52 Artist Platform

Russell Simmons and Steve Rifkind Announce ADD52 Artist Platform

Veteran rap honchos launch artist breeding ground.

Russell Simmons Talks Meditation, Sex and His New Book on Hot 97

Russell Simmons Talks Meditation, Sex and His New Book on Hot 97

And he learns the word "thot."

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