(Instagram) It's not always easy being a Kanye West fan. Though he's responsible for some of the most groundbreaking music of the past several decades, the Chicago native is unfortunately becoming just as famous for his outlandish outbursts as he is for his beats. Ask the average pop culture enthusiast what West's most memorable accomplishment was in the past year and you'll most likely get an answer involving Kim Kardashian or leather jogging pants. Nevermind that album Yeezus, which landed...Read Full Story
(Getty)Russell Simmons has apologized after being asked to take down a controversial sex tape spoof featuring historic figure Harriet Tubman and her "master." The clip, which was posted to his All Def Digital YouTube channel (which is designed to showcase talent in comedy, spoken word, music, etc), featured an actress portraying the Underground Railroad icon who outsmarts her white master by secretly filming their sex romp. But after the video was posted, Simmons received a phone call from a...Read Full Story
(Getty | PacificCoastNews) Amanda Bynes was recently arrested after throwing a bong from the window, which added to the young actress' string of recent missteps. But now, celebrities and close friends are weighing in on all the drama including former *NSYNC member Lance Bass. Bass, who worked with Bynes in their 2005 comedy Love Wrecked, revealed in a Las Vegas radio show interview that he fears for the young actress. "It's one of those situations where obviously there's some mental problems...Read Full Story
Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons is putting his money where his mouth is. The entrepreneurial Buddhist and preacher of tolerance and understanding has purchased a ton of ad space for TLC's reality series All-American Muslim, which follows the lives of practicing Muslims living in the U.S., balancing their religion and culture with the pursuit of the American dream. The move comes on the heels of controversy surrounding the show thanks to the conservative evangelical group Florida Family...Read Full Story
Getty ImagesTiger Woods has been MIA since before Thanksgiving, but, according to Russell Simmons, his money is still around. The hip-hop mogul claimed today that Tiger is going to make a hefty donation to the disaster relief in Haiti, after a 7.0 magnitude earthquake devastated the island nation. Simmons tweeted (via Us magazine): "Tiger Woods is doing something AMAZING!!!! I heard [he's] donating to send a cargp plane with a mobile hospital out there. Keep ur prayers high!" He also...Read Full Story
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