Russell Simmons

What makes comedy? Is it the satire, combining realistic relatable experiences with humor? What determines if a comedian is sincerely funny? With the evolution of social media the narrative and dynamics of comedy has transformed from a simple  stand showcase to social media skits. Think back to television shows such as, Showtime at the Apollo, […]

In this edition of Word On The Streetz Weekly Wrap Up, Mz Shyneka dishes on Jay Z admitting that he cheated on Beyonce, Cardi B vs. her haters, Matt Lauer’s sexual misconduct allegations, Russell Simmons’ sexual misconduct allegations, and Mariah Carey reclaiming her time via $50 million request from James Packer.

Earlier today Hip Hop mogul, Russell Simmons announced that he has sold his prepaid debit card service, Rushcard to its competitor Green Dot for $147 Million Dollars! The Rushcard service began back in 2003 to help consumers monitor their spending without the worry of massive banking fees. Although Simmons has not stated why he sold Rushcard, […]

She references a piece of advice from her dad – "forget the rest and do your best" – and shares some words of wisdom from her Uncle Russell.

Russell and Kimora raised such a upstanding young woman.

This weekend Russell Simmons had a few choice words or should we say a meme for Killer Mike to convert to vegan.  Of course it was taken out of context by the majority so Mike responded to Uncle Russ in a video on IG. The two responded back and forth but all in all its […]

Last night, Russell Simmons held an influencer/tastemaker dinner in New York’s Jue Lan Club, in support of his Rush Card. The dinner event, called “Make Moves,” paid homage to those pushing the envelope in their respective fields. Guests included Beyonce‘s stylist, Ty Hunter and VFILES stylist Rox Brown.

When the disappointing and outrageous news broke today that all of the officers tried in the Freddie Gray murder case had been acquitted, most people were shocked, saddened and disheartened by another injustice of a black man being murdered with no one held accountable. However it wasn’t just regular citizens who were highly upset, as […]

Last October, users of Russell Simmons' "Rush Card" were in for a rude awakening when they tried to use their account.

The young lady is currently in high school and looks just like her mother.

Khloe Kardashian is defending her recent comments that Ciara and Russell Wilson's vow of celibacy is nothing more than a publicity stunt.

Kimora Lee Simmons husband Tim Leissner, may cause her business practices and spending habits to be the subject of an FBI investigation.