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Talib Kweli, K. Michelle, Jeezy & More React to Sandra Bland’s Death

The mysterious case of Sandra Bland, who was found dead in a Texas jail earlier this month, has sparked outrage all over social media as people are demanding answers. Rappers and singers like Jeezy, K. Michelle and Talib Kweli are among the chorus of people calling for an explanation in Bland’s death.

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Rihanna, Juicy J, Pitbull & More Salute the Troops on Memorial Day

Several rappers and singers went on social media today (May 25) to salute U.S. servicemen and women in observance of Memorial Day. Many of the tweets and Instagram posts honor the brave men and women in the military as well as the fallen soldiers.

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Beyonce’s ‘Partition’ Video Pegged As ‘Exploitative Garbage’ By Bill O’Reilly

Bill O'Reilly is not a fan of Beyonce. On Monday night's (March 10) episode of 'The O'Reilly Factor,' The conservative talk show host blasted the superstar for her sexy music video 'Partition,' claiming that it sets a bad example for young girls of color and leads to unwanted pregnancies.

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Russell Simmons Responds To ‘Harriet Tubman Sex Tape’ Controversy [VIDEO]

After the big backlash for using the 'Harriet Tubman Sex Tape' to launch his new 'Def Digital' Youtube channel, Russell Simmons speaks candidly in this exclusive interview on why he did what he did and also explains why there will be more sensitive subjects that may not sit well with some people.

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Is Russell Simmons Wrong For ‘Harriet Tubman Sex Tape’? [VIDEO-NSFW] [POLL]

Russell Simmons has come under fire for a comedic video featuring one of the greatest African-American ancestors to walk the earth—Harriet Tubman. The video was used to launch The Russell Simmons “All Def Digital” You Tube page and features Ms

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ADRI.V’s Hip Hop Daily Dose “The Beef Is Buried”

For today's Hip Hop Daily Dose I decided to share some words from a wise man.  So this morning on twitter the God Father of Hip Hop Russell Simmons tweeted this "The Beef Is Buried" so of course as soon as I seen it I clicked it and it lead me to GlobalGrind.com where Russell Simmons shared this

"I have spoken t

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Kanye West and Russell Simmons Visit “Occupy Wallstreet” [VIDEO]

If you weren't aware of whats going on in various parts of the country. Even downtown Buffalo there is a movement called Occupy Wall Street. What Occupy Wall street is a bunch of demonstrations from people who are frustrated with the way the government works basically the rich getting richer and the poor getting poorer

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Russell Simmons’ “RushCard” Being Investigated Over Hidden Fees

Florida officials are investigating Russell Simmons’ “RushCard” along with four other  prepaid debit cards.  The probe is looking into whether they are predatory and misleading. Seems like everyone is offering these cards as a way for people to access funds electronically without an account at a bank or a credit union.

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Russell Simmons Joins The Fight Against Child Obesity

According to reports, Rap mogul Russell Simmons has partnered with HealthCorps, an wellness program aimed at addressing the problem in schools and communities across the country, to help fight child obesity through a new partnership with

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Bill Cosby Said F*ck You To Who?

Bill Cosby would be the first to tell you do not compare him to the father character that he played years ago on television.

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Russell Simmons…MySpace CEO?

That's Right!

Well sort-of...

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Russell Simmons Writes Open Letter to Kanye

Read the entire letter here.

Dear Kanye,

I have early recollections of Damon Dash calling me and forcing me to put you on Def Poetry Jam. I knew your record, "Through The Wire," but I didn't know much more. When you took the st

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