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Chris Lighty Funeral Draws 50 Cent, Ll Cool J, Russell Simmons

There was a suitably star-studded line-up assembled for the Chris Lighty funeral in New York today (September 5th) after the founder of management group Violator was found dead in his Bronx apartment last week. Newsday...

Chris Lighty's Funeral To Be Held Today

Chris Lighty's funeral will take place in New York today (05.09.12).The hop executive - who managed a number of stars throughout his career including 50 Cent, P.Diddy, Ja Rule and Mariah Carey - was found...

P. Diddy's Noisy Tribute To Chris Lighty

P. Diddy paid tribute to Chris Lighty with ''three seconds of noise'' at his annual Labor Day bash.The rapper asked hundreds of partygoers at the gathering in Las Vegas on Saturday (01.09.12) to remember his...

50 Cent's Longtime Manager Chris Lighty Found Dead

50 Cent's longtime manager Chris Lighty has died aged 44. The hip-hop executive - who managed a number of stars throughout his career including P.Diddy, Ja Rule and Mariah Carey - was found dead at...

50 Cent's Longtime Manager Chris Lighty Found Dead

50 Cent's longtime manager Chris Lighty has died aged 44. The hip-hop executive - who managed a number of stars throughout his career including P.Diddy, Ja Rule and Mariah Carey - was found dead at...

Russell Simmons Calls On Nicki Minaj To Combat Street Violence Problem

Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons has reached out to rapper Nicki Minaj to help put an end to senseless violence in her native Queens, New York.The Def Jam Records co-founder led a Stop the Violence rally...

Russell Simmons Urges Lady Gaga To Reconsider Fur Stance

Vegan hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons has reached out to Lady Gaga in an open letter, pleading with the singer to rethink her stance on wearing real fur.The Poker Face hitmaker recently came under attack from...

Russell Simmons Moving To Los Angeles

Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons is leaving his native New York and moving to Los Angeles to be closer to his children.Simmons, who was born and raised in Queens, is shifting his media business to the...

Stars Help Russell Simmons Raise $2 Million For Charity

Singer Mariah Carey, husband Nick Cannon, and filmmaker Tyler Perry helped raise over $2 million (£1.25 million) for music mogul Russell Simmons's charity on Saturday (28Jul12).Simmons hosted his annual Art for Life fundraiser at his...

Usher's Son, 11, Dies Two Weeks After Horrific Boating Accident

Usher 's step son Kile Glover, 11, has died in hospital, two weeks after suffering horrific injuries after a boating accident on a Georgia Lake. Glover was riding on an inner tube with a 15-year-old...

Russell Simmons Launching Yoga Line

Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons is set to launch his own collection of yoga wear.The Def Jam co-founder has been a longtime supporter of yoga, often preaching the healing powers of meditation, and now he is...

Frank Ocean Gets Message Of Support From Busta Rhymes

Busta Rhymes has spoken to Mtv of his respect for Frank Ocean, following the Odd Future man's recent blog post revealing that his first love was with a man. The revelation has been widely discussed,...

Frank Ocean May Hit Problems, Warns Professor Green

Frank Ocean has received a wave of support after coming out over his sexuality this week, though one British rapper has questioned whether the genre is ready for a gay or bisexual star. In an...

Justin Bieber Track Written About A Gay Love Affair

One of Justin Bieber's album tracks was written about a gay love affair. The 18-year-old pop star recorded 'Bigger' for his first album 'My World' without knowing it was about two men breaking up.However, songwriter...

Has Frank Ocean Changed The Game By Coming Out?

Following the news that Frank Ocean has come out about his sexuality, the music world has erupted with reaction, opinion and debate on what this means in the typically publicly straight, macho world of western...

Frank Ocean Comes Out Over Sexuality, Makes His Mother Proud

Frank Ocean's mother has come out in strong support of her son after the Odd Future man came out about his sexuality in public yesterday. Ocean had written a lengthy blog post on his tumblr...

Russell Simmons Defends Rihanna Over Love Life Shock

Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons has jumped to Rihanna's defence following reports about the singer's very-active dating life in recent months.The pretty star has been linked to ex Chris Brown, actor Ashton Kutcher and rapper Drake...

Tributes To Adam Yauch Pour In From Russell Simmons, Lenny Kravitz And Slash

Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons, Lenny Kravitz, Slash and Justin Timberlake have added their heartfelt tributes to late Beastie Boys legend Adam Yauch, who lost his battle with cancer on Friday (04May12).Rappers will.i.am and Q-Tip, and...

Simmons Meets With Martin's Family

Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons has met with the parents of slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin and praised them for handling the tragedy with "dignity and compassion".The 17 year old was shot dead in a gated...

Melissa George Hopes To Reconcile With Russell Simmons

Australian actress Melissa George hopes to reconcile with her ex-boyfriend Russell Simmons once she is back working in America because they struggled to sustain a long-distance romance.The Amityville Horror star began dating the music mogul...

Russell Simmons And Deepak Chopra Raise $5 Million For Obama

Rap mogul Russell Simmons and spiritual guru Deepak Chopra have helped to raise $5 million (£3.13 million) for U.S. President Barack Obama's re-election campaign after co-hosting a fundraiser in New York.Simmons and Chopra teamed up...

Cheryl Tiege Humiliatingly Fired On Celebrity Apprentice 2012

Cheryl Tiege must surely have known that if she couldn't even undertake a task as simple as slicing cheese then she was never going to be seriously in with a shot of doing well on...

Melissa George Moves On From Russell Simmons With Bafta Party Smooch

Actress Melissa George appears to have moved on from ex-beau Russell Simmons after she was spotted passionately kissing a mystery man at a British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Awards afterparty on Sunday...

Russell Simmons Splits From Melissa George

Russell Simmons has split from his actress girlfriend Melissa George after their long distance relationship became "impossible" to maintain.Def Jam Records co-founder has been dating the Australian beauty since last summer (11), but he has...

Stars Send Love To Moore

Eva Longoria, Marlee Matlin and Russell Simmons are among the stars who have reached out to Demi Moore as she seeks professional help for exhaustion and health problems.The Ghost actress has entered a treatment facility...

Celebrity Tributes Pour In For James

Rap mogul Russell Simmons, rocker Nathan Followill, actress Jessica Alba and hip-hop star Ahmir '?UESTLOVE' THOMPSON are among the celebrities who have paid tribute to soul icon Etta James following her death on Friday (20Jan12).The...

Beyonce Knowles Designs Obama Campaign Shirt

Beyonce Knowles has designed a T-shirt to raise money for President Obama's re-election campaign.The 'Crazy in Love' singer - who gave birth to daughter Blue Ivy on Saturday (07.01.12) - is one of 22 people...

Beyonce Gives Birth To Ivy Blue Carter, Celebrities React

Beyonce and Jay Z have finally welcomed their first child together, with the Single Ladies singer giving birth to a daughter via scheduled C-section in New York on Saturday night (January 6, 2012). The name...

Beyonce Knowles Gives Birth

Beyonce Knowles has given birth to a baby girl. The 'Single Ladies' singer and rapper husband Jay-Z welcomed their first child together at the Lenox Hill Hospital in New York last night (07.01.11) and have...

Russell Simmons Condemns 'Heinous Hate Crimes' Following Attack On New York Islamic Cultural Centre

Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons has condemned the "heinous hate crimes" made against a group of Muslims in New York on Sunday (01Jan12) and called upon his fans to practice religious understanding in the New Year.Simmons...

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