Kanye West's Celebrity Defenders and Admirers

By Alicia Dennis on
(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

Russell Simmons Backs 'All-American Muslim' with Major Ad Dollars

By Darrick Thomas on
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

Russell Simmons: Tiger Woods Donating to Send Cargo Plane to Haiti Relief Effort

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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

Kimora Lee Simmons to Collect $40K a Month in Child Support Payments

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Designer Kimora Lee Simmons and husband Russell Simmons attends the Baby Phat Fall 2006 fashion show during Olympus Fashion Week at Bryant Park February 3, 2006 in New York City. (Photo by Paul Hawthorne/Getty Images Entertainment) Russell Simmons is living proof that divorces suck and children just make the situation a hell of a lot more expensive. After separating in 2006 and finalizing their divorce just last month, a judge has finally signed off on a child support deal for Simmons and...Read Full Story