Russell Simmons is breathing a sigh of relief after winning a bid to have his rape accuser’s 10-million dollar lawsuit tossed out. The alleged victim, who sued anonymously, claimed that the 63-year-old hip-hop mogul raped her decades ago in a hotel room and even threatened to do the same to her son if she didn’t […]

Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons is introducing a new podcast soon. Simmons announced the new project titled “Lifestyles of Hip Hop Yogi” Sunday and cited that the show will feature a roster of guests from his “rolodex.” According to reports, the Def Jam founder plans to have special guest appearances from his celebrity friends in the […]

Russell Simmons and Def Comedy Jam are putting together a special program in light of COVID-19 to raise money.  The Def Comedy Jam will returned Sunday night to present “Def Comedy Jam: Healing Through Laughter”, with some of the funniest people in the world.  Hosted by Cedric The Entertainer, the live stream featured appearances by […]

Mo’Nique is on one of her rants again but this time she is going for Oprah Winfrey. Mo’Nique stated that Oprah made her life harder after the documentaries about Michael Jackson and Russell Simmons because of her ties with Harvey Weinstein.   Source:

A documentary about Russell Simmons’ alleged sexual assault and harassment of multiple women is headed to HBO Max. The streaming service announced yesterday that it has picked up “On The Record” after Oprah Winfrey and Apple TV Plus stepped away from the project. According to reports, the documentary follows former Def Jam executive Drew Dixon, […]

Oprah Winfrey has backed out as executive producer on an upcoming documentary about the #metoo movement. While the key figures involved in the Apple TV+ project have yet to be announced, it will feature former Def Jam employee Drew Dixon – who told The New York Times in 2017 that entrepreneur and record executive Russell […]

Hip-Hop Mogal Russell Simmons is “disappointed” after a yoga studio banned him because his presence made people feel uncomfortable. Simmons has been accused of sexual misconduct by at least a dozen women and he recently revealed officials at Modo Yoga in New York City asked him to stop attending classes there after other guests expressed […]

Russell Simmons is shooting down assault allegations. The Hollywood Reporter says Simmons said in a sworn declaration earlier this month that he has never had non-consensual sex. The declaration was made under penalty of perjury in a ten-million-dollar rape lawsuit filed by an anonymous woman last year. Multiple other women have also lodged allegations of […]

There have been rumors about a Def Comedy Jam reboot for a while, and now it’s official. Russell Simmons is bringing back the show on HBO in December and it will be hosted by Tony Rock which will feature stand-up performances in a variety of styles, spotlighting up-and-coming comics discovered at All Def Digital’s live […]

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The World Anti-Doping Association (WADA) revealed Russian hackers released the confidential medical records of certain U.S. Olympic athletes, including Biles.

Last night, Russell Simmons held an influencer/tastemaker dinner in New York’s Jue Lan Club, in support of his Rush Card. The dinner event, called “Make Moves,” paid homage to those pushing the envelope in their respective fields. Guests included Beyonce‘s stylist, Ty Hunter and VFILES stylist Rox Brown.