Posts Tagged ‘russell simmons

16
Mar
14

SXSW 2014 JOURNALICIOUS! Sightings!!

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CAPTION: Trinidad James, Erykah Badu & The Cannabinoids and a mysterious chicken wang act a fool at the Fader Fort concert. Shout out to @jah_born, @dja1, @djbigtexas, @cleonedwards and @fatbellybella

Jay-Z and Kanye West Perform Niggas in Paris

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CAPTION: It was a good night for Kanye West, who not only performed with Jay-Z, but was spotted hanging out with 2 Chainz, Schoolboy Q, Kenny Burns and the rest of his Def Jam family.

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CAPTION: Lady Gaga walks down a street early Wednesday, March 12. GaGa is a headlining act at the festival.

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CAPTION: Looks like Wiz Khalifa is enjoying this moment with wife Amber Rose like it’s the first time! Amber Twerks for hubby at the Pink + Rose presents Steve Aoki and Wiz Khalifa show. Lol

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CAPTION: World renowned DJ Phife had the pleasure of meeting media mogul Russell Simmons. Hope you picked up some knowledge Phife! Thanx @therealdhphife

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CAPTION: Actors Steve Carell, Olivia Wilde and Jim Carrey spoke at the world premiere of “The Incredible Burt Wonderstone” on March 8.

10
Jun
09

Children Uniting Nations, Russell Simmons and Mos Def Visit Nation’s Capitol to Promote Student Mentoring and Change for Child Welfare

(press release)

hildren Uniting Nations (CUN), one of the premier non-profit organizations working with at-risk and foster youth in partnership with Russell Simmons’ “Hip Hop Summit Action Network” announces celebrities and legislators lending their voice the children in need at the 4th Annual “Keeping the Promise to our Children” conference in Washington DC. Set for June 9th. Celebrities including Terrance Howard, David Archuleta, Gabrielle Union,Kristen Bell, Vivica Fox, Mos Def,and many more, will join key legislators in a morning press conference held at the House Capitol Building with panel discussions following in the famous Woodrow Wilson Plaza located in the Ronald Reagan Building and an evening gala at the State Department. The press conference will be presided over by Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi.

This years panel discussions include key youth issues such as, “Student Loan Forgiveness in Exchange for Academic Mentoring of Foster Children,” “Physical Health, Nutrition and Obesity in Youth,” “Drugs & Drug Trafficking,” “Mental Heath and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder,” ” Impact of AIDS and HIV on African American Community,” and “The Impact of Economic Decline on the Future of Our Children.”

In the year since the last conference, Children Uniting Nations has seen significant legislative achievements in support of mentoring for at-risk children.

Children Uniting Nations Chairwoman Daphna Ziman remarked, “We are proud to have such amazing legislative support and incredible talent attending this years conference along with top university researchers and foundations assembled together in the effort of helping us raise awareness to the needs of our nations at risk youth and assist us in lending a voice to the voiceless children.” Russell Simmons, Chairman and Co-Founder of the Hip-Hop Summit Action Network, emphasized, “Children Uniting Nations is one of the most effective organizations of our time and our partnership will help to raise public awareness about the key public policy issues that are focused on empowering children to have a better quality of life.

09
Jan
09

“NOTORIOUS” MOVIE PREMIERE

Jamal Woodard "Biggie"

Jamal Woodard "Biggie"

Ciara
Ciara
Naturi Naughton plays Lil Kim.
Naturi Naughton plays Lil Kim.
Antonique Smith plays Faith Evans.
Antonique Smith plays Faith Evans.
Faith Evans and children Cyna Griffin, Joshua Russaw, Christopher Wallace, Jr.

Faith Evans and children Chyna Griffin, Joshua Russaw, Christopher Wallace, Jr.

 

CoCo and Ice T

CoCo and Ice T

DJ Clue

DJ Clue

Idris Elba

Idris Elba

Mario Winans

Mario Winans

 

Russell Simmons and guest

Russell Simmons and guest

Tyrese Gibson

Tyrese Gibson

Sean "Puffy" Combs

Sean "Puffy" Combs

Beyonce Knowles

Beyonce Knowles

Derek Luke

Derek Luke

 

Nas

Nas

Fabolous

Fabolous

Mary J Blige

Mary J Blige

Angela Bassett

Angela Bassett

Jah Rule

Jah Rule

Voletta Wallace and Jay-Z

Voletta Wallace and Jay-Z

19
Oct
08

2008 BET HIP HOP AWARDS HONORS RUSSELL SIMMONS, LIL WAYNE, SHAWTY LO

Lil Wayne was named lyricist of the year and LL Cool J presented Russell Simmons with a hip-hop icon award year’s BET Hip-Hop Awards taped on Saturday in Atlanta.

The New Orleans rapper, who was nominated for 12 awards, was also named MVP of the Year and the Alltel Wireless People’s Champ at the ceremony, which was hosted by T-Pain instead of scheduled host, comedian Katt Williams.

The show featured a hip-hop matriarch medley that included MC Lyte, Yo-Yo, Salt-n-Pepa. DJ Khaled, Young Jeezy, Ludacris, Busta Rhymes, Big Boi, Lil Wayne, Fat Joe, Birdman and Rick Ross took home the award for Best Hip-Hop Collaboration for “I’m So Hood (The Remix).”

Shawty Lo was named MySpace Music Rookie of the Year.

T.I. also made this year’s show after pleading guilty earlier this year. (He is scheduled to be sentenced in March.)

Atlanta factored heavily into the night’s festivities, with a performance by Young Jeezy, Soulja Boy and Bow Wow.

The awards show will air on Oct. 23.

(photos courtesy of sandrarose.com)

JERMAINE AND FANTASIA AT PRE-PARTY

JERMAINE AND FANTASIA AT PRE-PARTY

Diamond (formerly of Crime Mob)

Diamond (formerly of Crime Mob)

Jamal "Gravy" Woolard, star of the biopic "Notorious" and Derek Luke (Antoine Fisher) presented awards Saturday night.

Jamal "Gravy" Woodard, star of the upcoming biopic "Notorious" and Derek Luke ( Antoine Fisher) presented awards Saturday night.

Yes, this is a very dapper Jeezy repping Barack Obama.

Yes, this is a very dapper Jeezy repping Barack Obama.

Keyshia finally made it to Atlanta after not even showing to her official birthday party, apparently she was at an Essence photo shoot. Or maybe she was just trying to avoid Jeezy?

Keyshia finally made it to Atlanta after not even showing to her official birthday party, apparently she was at an Essence photo shoot. Or maybe she was just trying to avoid Jeezy?

Lady of Rage performed Sat night with other old school divas to honor Barack Obama.

Lady of Rage performed Sat night with other old school divas to honor Barack Obama.

Lil Wayne won three awards Sat and even announced he has a boy bundle of joy on the way. Rumors say it's by singer Nivea.  I wonder is Trina jealous?

Lil Wayne won three awards Sat and even announced he has a boy bundle of joy on the way. Rumors say it's by singer Nivea. I wonder if Trina's jealous?

I'm sure Tip is glad he gets to kick it this year.

I'm sure Tip is glad he gets to kick it this year. You know?

Monica was later seen backstage with her beau, rapper Rocko.

Monica was later seen backstage with her beau, rapper Rocko.

Neyo also hosted a party over the weekend, with many celeb attendees.

Neyo also hosted a party over the weekend, with many celeb attendees.

The "Real Housewives of Atlanta" cast were in the house.

The "Real Housewives of Atlanta" were in the house. (Most of them are NFL wives.)

Rapper YoYo

Rapper YoYo




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