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  1. Russell Simmons Invests in Photo App Taplet

    6:00 am 4/7/2015

    The app, which is available for iPhones, allows people to turn video footage into still images. Read more

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  2. Russell Simmons Developing 'The Scenario' Hip-Hop Musical

    11:00 am 3/19/2015

    The show is eyeing a world premiere in New York City in late 2016.Read more

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  3. Russell Simmons' All Def Digital to Develop TV Projects Exclusively With World Star Hip Hop

    11:42 am 3/12/2015

    The two digital brands have teamed up to develop television and music programming for broadcast and cable. Read more

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  4. Industry Optimistic on New Cuba-U.S. Era

    9:18 am 12/18/2014

    "It’s the beginning of a new cycle," says 'Che' producer Alvaro Longoria about the historic renewal of diplomatic tiesRead more

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  5. Russell Simmons' All Def Digital Gets $5 Million

    1:45 pm 8/6/2014

    The funding comes from one of the early investors in Maker Studios.Read more

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  6. Paramount Insurge to Bring 'WorldStarHipHop' to Big Screen

    3:00 pm 8/5/2014

    Ian Edelman, the creator-writer behind HBO's "How to Make It in America," is writing the screenplay and is poised to direct the film based on the popular hip-hop website.Read more

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  7. Universal Music Group Eyes YouTube as Spawning Ground for New Pop Stars

    5:16 pm 7/21/2014

    Company gives Awesomeness Music, a partnership with Brian Robbins, Steve Rifkind and Russell Simmons, a label deal.Read more

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  8. Former Machinima Exec Sanjay Sharma Joins Russell Simmons' All Def Digital

    1:31 pm 7/21/2014

    Sanjay Sharma joins the digital entertainment network as its first president and chief operating officer. Read more

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  9. Ruby Dee Dead: Hollywood Remembers Trailblazing Actress

    10:59 am 6/12/2014

    UPDATED: President Obama, Spike Lee, Russell Simmons, Mia Farrow and Anika Noni Rose were among those who shared their thoughts about the Oscar-nominated actress, poet, playwright and civil rights activist.Read more

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  10. SXSW: Def Jam Hits 30 as 2 Chainz, Pusha T and ScHoolboy Q Kick Out the Jams

    12:47 pm 3/12/2014

    Kanye West, Jay Z, Rick Ross, Scooter Braun and Russell Simmons Among Those at Legendary Label’s Anniversary Bash Read more

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