Daily Archives: January 29, 2009
Russell Simmons Takes Editor-In-Chief Position at Global Grind
Global Grind Becomes “Huffington Post of Hip-Hop”
Russell Simmons just announced he is assuming a new role as Editor-In-Chief of the “Huffington Post of Hip-Hip,” Global Grind. Global Grind is a social media platform developed by and for the Hip Hop community. An early investor and a celebrity blogger on the site along with his brother Rev Run and Dr. Benjamin Chavis, Simmons got such a strong response to the blogs that Global Grind just launched the site’s new “Celebrity Blogger” section.
Keep an eye out for a mix of celebrities and influencers within the Hip-Hop Community as they begin blogging for Global Grind, which has created sites for everyone from President Obama to Paris Hilton, on a variety of topics including music, lifestyle, culture, politics and sports.
Early celebs to sign on include:
DJ Whoo Kid
World Famous G-Mack
LL Cool J
Militainment Crazy Raw Radio
Trey The Choklit Jok
What follows is Simmons’ blog on his new position at Global Grind:
The opportunity to be Editor-In-Chief of Global Grind is an exciting and remarkable responsibility that I readily accept. This is another chance for me further to serve the interests of the hip-hop community.