Russell Simmons
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Russell Simmons


Master entrepreneur and visionary Russell Simmons has influenced virtually all aspects of business and media: in music with the co-founding of the immensely successful original Def Jam Recordings; in the fashion industry with the trail-blazing Phat Farm, Baby Phat, Run Athletics, and Def Jam University clothing lines; in film with Simmons Lathan Media Group; in television with HBO’s “The Def Comedy Jam” and “Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry”; on Broadway with the Tony Award winning stage production “Russell Simmons Def Poetry Jam on Broadway”, and numerous other ventures in the financial services industry, mobile communications, and philanthropy. A native New Yorker, he is the proud father of two daughters.

Russell Simmons

Russell Simmons


On Tour

Russell Simmons
Gerald Janssen
New York, NY
7/22/2014 AT 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM EST
731 Lexington Ave
New York, NY 10022

Master entrepreneur, original hip-hop mogul, and New York Times bestselling Gotham author Russell Simmons was the featured guest on the season finale of Oprah Winfrey’s Super Soul Sunday on June… Read more >


After a strong week of interviews, including MSNBC’s The Cycle and the Wendy Williams Show on April 21, Russell Simmons’ Success Through Stillness has returned to The New York Times bestseller… Read more >