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  1. Anti-Defamation League Slams Russell Simmons for Comparing NYC Horses to Holocaust

    10:01 am 7/17/2015

    The organization called the hip-hop mogul's remarks "outrageous, offensive and insensitive."Read more

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  2. Russell Simmons: NYC's Horse Carriages Like Holocaust

    8:41 am 7/17/2015

    Hip-hop mogul made comments at the event organized by horse carriage opponents.Read more

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  3. Ireland Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage: Hollywood Reacts

    12:46 pm 5/23/2015

    Sam Smith, Miley Cyrus and Sarah Silverman are among the A-listers celebrating Ireland's vote for legalized gay marriage.Read more

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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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