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Russell Simmons and Kimora Lee Simmons were once one of hip-hop’s greatest power couples and were married for nearly 10 years before they decided to divorce in 2006. Since then, both of them have moved on to other relationships, with Simmons becoming known as a famous bachelor, once again, and Kimora having married businessman Tim…

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Donald Trump has offended a tremendous number of people over the past few months of his campaign to win the 2016 Republican Party presidential nomination. Namely, the Mexican and Muslim communities. Of course, many have spoken out against Trump’s inflammatory and divisive speeches, but one interesting figure to recently fire back at Trump is his old…

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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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  Iconic hip-hop collective and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame alum Public Enemy is responsible for providing countless classic hit singles, along with a string of gold or platinum albums over the course of nearly three decades. Frontman Chuck D has since personally recruited Cleveland emcee Jahi to help continue the legacy of the house that P.E.…

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Wu-Tang Clan leader RZA was recently among a group of celebrities honored at PETA’s 35th anniversary gala that took place late last week. “It’s an award that does not aim to reflect my art,” RZA said. “It instead reflects my heart.” Hosted by Angelica Huston and Pamela Anderson, the event, which served “to acknowledge 35 years of cutting-edge…

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Fashion designer Christian Audigier, best known for his apparel lines Ed Hardy and Von Dutch, was well-known among celebrities. Now, after his death resulting from his battle with bone marrow cancer, his famous friends are expressing grief all over social media. Singer Christina Milian posted two pictures of herself with the designer and a lengthy…

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  Legendary producer DJ Premier has had a long and storied career. From being one of the founding members of true school favorites Gang Starr, to working with hip-hop ‘s most elite lyricists Jay Z, Nas and Notorious B.I.G., Premier has continuously provided his trademark boom bap sound to music lovers for more than 25…

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Russell Simmons is bringing his hip-hop musical, The Scenario, to Broadway. The rap impresario and business mogul has announced that the musical will be focused on hip-hop’s rock ‘n’ roll roots. “I met the guys at [The Scenario production company] Big Block and they took me to see [hard-rock jukebox musical] Rock of Ages,” Simmons says. “I saw…

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Definitely no stranger to putting his foot in his mouth, it looks like once respectable journalist Geraldo Rivera has done it again. In a recent interview with HuffPo Live, the Fox News regular said that he thinks hip-hop culture has done more harm to people of color than racism ever has: “… and I love Russell Simmons. He’s…

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Frank Ocean’s father, Calvin Cooksey, landed himself in the public spotlight in September when he filed a massive $142 million defamation suit against Russell Simmons, saying that Simmons’ site, Global Grind, branded him a “deadbeat dad” and cost him nine figures in future income. Unfortunately for Cooksey, in November he lost his court battle. But it looks like…

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  Hip-hop business mogul and cultural icon, Russell Simmons, has always kept a cool head in public. But recently, he let his anger be heard on Twitter. Simmons sent out an angry tweet regarding the politicalization of the NYPD shootings by cop killer Ismail Brinsley. Simmons tweeted:     The responses and tweet from two days…

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