As expected, many celebrities attended the funeral of the legendary Chris Lighty including 50 Cent, Busta Rhymes, Diddy, Grandmaster Flash, Missy Elliot, Russell Simmons and many more as they mourned their friend in Manhattan as he was laid to rest today. Lighty was one of the few to bring a sense of business to hip-hop making sure artists got what they were rightfully deserving of being the CEO of Violator Records and Management.
Diggy Simmons stopped by a record store for an in-store appearance and autograph signing, and spoke to my 107.9 coworker TJ and me about the love from his fans, his album, and what’s next in his career.
Oops… Actress Gwyneth Paltrow tweets out “Ni**as In Paris” with the g’s still attached. Did The Dream have her phone? Russell Simmons and The Dream come to the aid of Gwyneth after the backlash!!! What’s the name of the song again?
Can Kimora Lee Simmons keep a man??? According to the gossip columns husband Djimon Hounsou and Kimora have been arguing since the beginning of the year… What’s up with Russell? Russell Simmons supposedly stopped supporting the couples lavish lifestyle, so Kimora and Djimon have been going down the rocky road. Russell will support the kids but can you blame him for not supporting his EX-wife and her NEW husband? This is only the gossip, imagine if turns out to be real!
Russell and Kimora Lee Simmons’ older daughter Ming Lee recently turned 12, and instead of pizza and cake, she had a spa party with some of her friends! Check out the pics inside!
Def Jam co-founder Russell Simmons is the first hip-hop artist to receive his own stamp, via a new campaign with the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).