Russell Simmons is coming to ex-wife Kimora Lee Simmons defense as he’s putting the brakes on the rumor that Kimora and her husband Dijmon Housou…

Russell Simmons is best known for being the Co-founder of Def Jam Records as was the force behind the hip-hop revolution and launching the careers of such acts as the Beastie Boys, Public Enemy, LL Cool J and Run-DMC. The entrepreneur and philanthropist was born in 1957 in New York City. Simmons left college to […]


Kanye West on Monday became the latest in a string of celebrities who have attended the Occupy Wall Street protests in New York.

Mogul, entrepreneur and philanthropist Russell Simmons was honored at the 2011 American Business Awards this past week with the Difference Maker Award for his “groundbreaking vision and influence on music, fashion, finance, television and film, as well as [being] the face of modern philanthropy.” President Michael Gallagher of the Stevie Awards says “Russell Simmons is […]

Where: (click below to visit venue on Foursquare) Rick Rubin’s dorm room11 University Place, New York University When: 1984 What: The future mogul and aspiring record producer agree to join forces, signing their first act, a sixteen-year-old from Queens named LL Cool J. «  PREVIOUS NEXT  » In celebration of Black Music Month, TheUrbanDaily’s “It’s All Black […]

An affirmation is a great way to start training your mind toward a positive way of thinking. Coupled with other positive thinking exercises, a positive affirmation will help you overcome any obstacle that is put in front of you. The object of these positive thinking exercises is to ensure that you train the most powerful […]

It is wonderful that Yoga is continuing to gain popularity as a resource for healing in the black community, from celebrities to inmates.  According to, Hollywood star Wesley Snipes requested Yoga Mats to teach other inmates the benefits during his time in prison. Here is the picture that TMZ put up, It is obviously […]

Let’s all continue to Elev8 Black Men in 2011.  Kenneth Braswell shares his thoughts on the work ahead in 2011 for the responsible man.  Also check out the inspirational video featuring Nick Canon and Russell Simmons. What does a responsible man look like; sound like, smell like? Is he defined by his walk, or maybe […]


We don’t know how he does it, but Russell Simmons has got himself another young model-looking girlfriend. He was spotted in St. Barts with her on the beach and walking through Gustavia. Just a few months ago, he was swapping spit with his girlfriend Heidi Allende: Russell Simmons & Girlfriend Show PDA At His Reality […]

*Asked about Russell Simons at the red carpet premiere of his new Oxygen show “running Russell Simmons,” (premiering Nov. 2), model Tyson Beckford says he has the music mogul/philanthropist all figured out.


The grand opening celebration of Target in East Harlem went down last night!

I started my Yoga practice in 1996, at the time it was not as popular as it is now.  Prior to my Yoga certification, I worked for 15 years in the News and Entertainment business.  I got stressed out and discovered Yoga, also discovering Yoga at that time was my long time friend, Russell Simmons.  […]