3. Now that Talib Kweli, Kanye West and Russell Simmons have visited Occupy Wall Street, will there some kind of creative project created around the movement?
New York – Hip-Hop icon Russell Simmons delivered a direct message from the President of the United States, Barack Obama, today, January 28, 2011, via MySpace. Simmons, founder of GlobalGrind.com and the author of the best-selling book, “Super Rich,” has been this week’s celebrity participant in the MySpace Hijack. He extended his week long take-over [...]
1. What will come of the ongoing feud among the King children now that Dexter has negotiated with Steven Spielberg to direct the ‘definitive film’ on Dr. King’s life? 2.Why does anyone care about what Russell Simmon’s white girlfriend had to say to Black women for accusing her of being a “gold digger?” 3. Why [...]
Sitting in the audience last night at the crowded 37th Street Arts Theater in NYC, I witnessed another great Damon Dash contribution, one that takes hip-hop culture to another significant level of accomplishment. Sony Entertainment and Damon Dash produced the “Hip-Hop Monologues: Inside the Life and Mind of Jim Jones.” It’s a fantastic show that [...]
Thirty six years ago, the State of New York passed into law the Rockefeller Drug Laws, which required mandatory long prison terms, up to 15 years to life, for possession or sale of small amounts of drugs. Today, the Rockefeller Drug Laws era is finally over and the contribution of the hip-hop community can’t be [...]
With a 2-mile check point that extended from Tower Road to Sunset, the sheer number of celebrities and guests that descended upon Russell Simmons’ and GlobalGrind.com’s “Salute To Grammy Award Nominees” party last night took the local police by surprise. The secret address to the event was somehow leaked 3-hours prior and caused a frenzy [...]
Russell Simmons, newly appointed Editor-in-Chief of GlobalGrind.com ( www.globalgrind.com), today called out to FOX News personality Bill O’Reilly, noted Premiere Radio syndicated personality Rush Limbaugh and American music/culture syndicated columnist and critic Stanley Crouch to write a personal blog geared to the hip-hop audience of artists, fans, and executives alike. Reaching an audience of millions, [...]
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 [...]