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Russell Simmons On Nas’ Paltrow “Pass”: “It’s Not Something She Should Continue”

Tuesday night (June 12) Russell Simmons took to the airwaves to clarify his support for Gwyneth Paltrow in the infamous N-word scandal. On an appearance on MSNBC’s the Ed Show, guest-hosted by Michael Eric Dyson, […]

06/13/2012

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Nas Gives Gwyneth Paltrow Official “N-Word Pass”: “She’a A Real N***a”

Paltrow’s “N-Word-Gate” began last week (June 1) when Jay-Z and Kanye West lit up Paris with a Watch The Throne performance that included mega-encores for their hit song, “N****s In Paris.”

06/08/2012

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Celebrities Help In Seeking Justice For The Death Of Trayvon Martin

The shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, an unarmed black teen from Sanford shot to death by neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman (who was not arrested for the shooting under Florida’s ‘Stand Your Ground’ law) […]

03/20/2012

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Celebs Congratulate Beyonce On Her New Baby ‘Blue Ivy’ Via Twitter

Very early on Sunday morning (January 8), the entire world found out that [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Beyonce[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Jay-Z[/lastfm]‘s new baby girl was born, which instigated much Twitter activity!

01/09/2012

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Russell Simmons Defends Occupy Wall Street Against Anti-Semitism Charges

Def Jam founder Russell Simmons has never been shy about his beliefs and pet causes. Lately, he’s been seen spending lots of time with the Occupy Wall Street protesters in New York City, providing them […]

10/19/2011

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Russell Simmons’ New GF Has Her Eye On Somebody Else

Last week during the infamous fashion week in NYC, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Russell Simmons [/lastfm]was everywhere with his new girlfriend Melissa George. Unfortunately though, it seems as if his new girlfriend has her eyes on someone else.

09/12/2011

[Twitter News] Stars Respond To The Winners, Losers & James Franco During The 83rd Annual Academy Awards

It was a magical night swept away by the English Film The King’s Speech and we followed Twitter to see what people would have to say about the winner and losers, but what we noticed […]

02/27/2011

Flashback 1991: Public Enemy Boycotts The GRAMMYs

Twenty years ago, in 1991, the 33rd annual GRAMMY Awards were in New York City, home to one of the most influential rap groups of all time, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Public Enemy[/lastfm]. For the third year in […]

02/11/2011

Russell Simmons & Jay-Z Team Up For ‘Stop the Violence’ Rally

Russell Simmons is hosting a “Stop the Violence” rally and hopes to draw major attention to the crime and sexual violence in today’s society.

04/06/2010

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