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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Rambling Reporter at NYFW: Sarah Paulson Will Pee on Seventh Avenue?

    6:00 am 2/12/2014

    On day six of Fashion Week at the Miu Miu after-party, the "American Horror Story" actress imagines how her hard-core fans would react to, uh, unladylike behavior.Read more

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  9. Irena Medavoy on Her St. Bart's Holiday With Stallone, Tesla's Elon Musk and Russell Simmons (Guest Column)

    4:10 pm 1/3/2014

    The philanthropist wife of A-list film producer Mike Medavoy on the island's who, yacht and where: "Christmas was warm and sexy at Nikki Beach."Read more

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  10. Robin Roberts Comes Out: What the Stars Are Saying

    10:44 am 12/30/2013

    Michelle Obama, Ellen DeGeneres and Melissa Etheridge were among those praising the "Good Morning America" anchor for being open about her sexuality.Read more

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