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Russell Simmons Criticizes Bill Cosby’s Rap Album
Comedy legend Bill Cosby recently announced plans to release a politically conscious rap album entitled, 'Bill Cosby Presents the Cosnarati: State of Emergency.' The irony is that Cosby, a jazz enthusiast, has always been one of hip-hop's most vocal critics
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Swizz Beatz Honored by Russell Simmons for Improving Ethnic Relations
Producer/rapper Swizz Beatz was honored last night (October 27) by legendary music industry figure and activist Russell Simmons and the Foundation for Ethnic Understanding, for his work in improving Muslim and Jewish relations.
The foundation, of which Simmons is chairman, was created by Rabbi Marc …
VH1 Hip-Hop Honors Salutes Def Jam: A Recap
"In 1984, Rick Rubin and Russell Simmons heard the call of destiny," preached VH1 Hip-hop Honors host Tracy Morgan to start last night's telecast celebration of Def Jam's 25th anniversary. It's hard to argue with that sentiment, but even harder to properly pay tribut…