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RushCard, which was co-founded by hip-hop impresario Russell Simmons, gave $50K to the Chicago community to help reduce youth violence. Simmons and the Peacekeepers held their first barbershop recruitment event to get community members to become Peacekeepers in Chicago. The event was held at Larry’s Barber College, 10456 S. Halsted St. See photos below. Photo…

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More bad news for Russell Simmons as a result of lingering issues with his prepaid RushCard. Simmons, Rush Communications, UniRush, and Meta Financial Group Inc. have all been hit with a class action lawsuit by a group of disgruntled RushCard holders who had prolonged problems accessing their funds after what is being described as “a technical…

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Russell Simmons’ RushCard, a pre-paid card used as an alternative to traditional banking, is quickly losing favor with thousands of customers who are currently unable to access their accounts. According to the card’s parent company, UniRush, LLC, the issue lies in a glitch in the transfer of information from one “technology partner” to another that is…

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