Russell Simmons: The next Biggie and 2Pac?

Biggie and 2Pac were famously gunned down in their prime, because of Suge Knight. Russell Simmons could be taken out at the ripe old age of 54 or whatever, because of motherfucking Bossip.

He claims to have received death threats, going so far as to compare himself to the greatest rapper of all time, as well as 2Pac (lol), because of posts on Bossip in which he’s criticized for interracial dating a/k/a upgrading, and his involvement in the diamond mining business, for which he’s referred to as Blood Diamond Russ, or BDR for short. Roffle.

It sounds to me like the girls at Bossip, who probably aren’t the best-looking people in the world, got tired of seeing pictures of Russell Simmons out places with women who look like they were conjured from the depths of my subconscious (i.e. extra-tall and skinny white chicks), frolicking on the beach with no shirt on, as if he was The-Dream. The latter is understandable, for a man his age, but the former is obviously just jealousy.

Bossip has been referring to Russell Simmons as Blood Diamond Russ for a while now, probably because they read somewhere (here perhaps) about his efforts to discredit the anti-conflict diamond film Blood Diamond, on behalf of his friends in the diamond mining business, who then set him up with a BS charity organization in which Africa receives $15 for a diamond that they then sell for $5,000. I guess that’s still pretty good though, when you consider that an African can eat for a month for $4, via those Sally Struthers commercials. That’s almost four months worth of food. I’d attempt to calculate how much money I spend on food in four months, but I’m not sure if I could stand the embarrassment. But part of that has to do with the fact that I get like 90% of my meals from restaurants. (The other 10% of course comes from my parents’ house.) I’m not functional enough to prepare my own meals, and of course I don’t have a woman to do that for me.

In the New York Times, Rush, who to his credit might be more oblivious than he is genuinely evil (just like the president, and most people who try to work within the system), explained that Baby Phat might charge $100 for a shirt that cost 25 cents to make. (Keep in mind, I’m not making any of this up. You can look it up. Some of you might remember when I wrote about it here back in the day.) I guess the idea being that the difference between the $15 the Diamond Empowerment Fund pays Africa per conflict diamond and the $5,000 DeBeers charges for it is due to value added by DeBeers – shining it up, putting in a box and what have you. All Africa does is have the land where the damn thing came from. Why should that entitle them to anything more than three tenths of one percent of the profit it generates? For what it’s worth, that might be a lot more than Africa would normally receive. You’ve seen those commercials.

Anyway, I don’t think Bossip is all that concerned with Africa. I mean, I’m sure they’re nominally against colonialism the same way anyone who doesn’t stand to make any money from it (directly) would be, but obviously their main beef has to do with the upgrading. If you check the archives, for years and years, all of their posts re: Rush were along the lines of, “Check out these new pics of Blood Diamond Russ and his white modeling chick du jour.” (Must be nice.) Then Rush finally got pissed at them for calling him BDR, which makes it seem as if he did something wrong, had one of the kids from Global Grind write a post in which Bossip is declared the black Glenn Beck, and the next thing you know there’s umpteen posts about Rush’s involvement in the diamond mining business, which hasn’t been in the news otherwise since ’06-’07. In fact, Rush himself may have been more upset with the posts on his prolific upgrading. (Even the posts on conflict diamonds include pictures of him hugged up with various white chicks.) Supposedly, there’s an interview in which he claims to like the nickname Blood Diamond Russ. I didn’t bother to look it up, because it’s a Friday afternoon, and it’s damn near Miller Time. I know I’ve called him that on a few occasions, going back at least as far as ’07, and there didn’t seem to be an issue. After all, those posts are still in this site’s archive. Zing!

Rush himself entered the fray the other day, with a post on his Global Grind blog called “The Woman Behind the Lies.” From what I understand, it originally included a picture of the black chick who owns Bossip, that’s since been replaced with what looks like one of those Guy Fawkes masks, from the movie V for Vendetta, after the chick from Bossip sent Global Grind a cease and desist letter, via email. I happen to know, because I read Sandra Rose (assuming she has any idea what she’s talking about), that a cease and desist letter sent via email doesn’t really mean shit. It has to be sent vial snail mail in order for it to hold up in court. It could be that Rush’s lawyer just isn’t aware of this. He made it a point to note, in one of his other responses to Bossip, that his lawyer is black, I guess because they accused him of having a Jewish lawyer. (I would, if I had the means.) Why should Rush give a shit anyway? He’s worth $340 million, according to the world’s most accurate encyclopedia. He can afford to run the risk of some woman suing him for illegally posting her picture on the Internets. I’m sure the settlement in such a case wouldn’t be any more than Kimora has spent on a ham sandwich, probably wrapped in solid gold foil paper or some shit. He should put that picture back up, if only so we can see what this woman looks like. I’m assuming the purpose of digging it up in the first place was to insinuate that this might have more to do with her own personal romantic dysfunction than anything else.

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  • Juke is WAAAAACK, females got to be the most jealous creatures on this planet.

    • I am a Guy!

      really! you mean out of two ‘creatures’ (female/male) one is more jealous than the other. wow. you statistical analysis there was filled with jaw dropping insight. What’s next? you only get 1 chance too make a first impression? No, that’s true for the 2nd, 3rd, 4th and subsequent impressions. Try again.

  • hiphoplovely

    if russel simmons died, i just wanna say rest in peace. But we’ll always miss the greatest rapper of all time ” tupac shakur”. The good died young, 85 millions records sold there’s no comparaison with someone else , includes: big, nas, jay z…. R.I.P. KING

  • geico lizard

    “I’d attempt to calculate how much money I spend on food in four months, but I’m not sure if I could stand the embarrassment”
    I feel the same way about how much I spend on fast food and lottery tickets. Damn a ham sandwich Kimora looks like she eats whole roasted pigs for dinner.

    • Anonymous

      OMFG PLZ DIE :)

      • geico lizard

        Next time be a real man or woman and sign your real username to it if you want me to die. I have said some crazy stuff before but all I said this time is making fun myself for eating too much and spending too much money on the lottery. Kimora will tell you herself she gained alot of weight after having kids and she no longer has her model body. Get a sense of humor and write your own funny comments if you dont like what the rest of us write. Send out death karma to people you dont know but dont be surprised what happens in your own life as a result.

        • My Real User Name

          I didnt read past the first sentence of that but I see you didnt die. WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU PLEASE DIE PUSSY

        • Dago

          You gotta admit… that was fuckin funny “my real user name” hahahaha but kimora is fat. very fat.

        • Dago

          You gotta admit… that was fuckin funny “my real user name” hahahaha but kimora is fat. very fat.

        • Dago

          You gotta admit… that was fuckin funny “my real user name” hahahaha but kimora is fat. very fat.

  • Jhon da Analyst

    Rutthel Thimmonth……..get ur Rusth Card today!

  • 2pac Stan


    • lil 1/2 dead stan


      • lil 1/2 dead stan Stan


    • Dago

      FUCK YOU!

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  • tommy gunz

    your punctuation and paragraphing were slightly off in this post bol

    i believe a detected a run on sentence as well

    • rozay

      i think im big meech larry hoova

  • fastflipper

    wtf is that…

    black letters on a dark grey back

    i cant see nothing

  • RayCharles


  • RayCharles

    I cant see nothing, fix this site xxl

  • HellNaw


    I dont read Bossip.Probably because it’s not directed people like myself.You know…dudes.

    All I ever hear about is that it is the home of salty chicks complaining about what dudes get up to.I dont need to read 84 comments about homies having commitment issues.Having to endure Tyler Perry movies is enough.

  • Selfish Gene

    Bossip reminds me of the bitter, under-achieving black-chix i grew up with. They hate to see me with white-chix but, they love weaving white-chix hair into their hair!!?

    Bossip is for weirdo women, some of whom have their degrees but, lack the social skills to attract that of which they desire. That superiority complex is quite off- putting & also unwarranted.

    I checked their site earlier, they’re trying to accuse GG of attacking a “black-owned business”…(1960s anyone) It’s fcking laughable.

    • for all the latest

      fuck you

      thinkin you know what the fuck you talking about. “weirdo women” yeah like you ever met a real woman in your life. get a grip on reality and maybe our site wont seem so strange. and yes, you are a TRAITOR if you like white women

      ole dickless nigga

      • Selfish Gene


        You my sweet lady, just proved my point.

  • Saratoga N. Blake

    The sooner a washed up blowhard FAKE fucking “Buddhist” “philanthropist” like Russell Simmons departs this world– by any means– the better.

    Hey XXL– anyone there ever think of going out this weekend to buy or boost CSS FOR FUCKING RETARDS?

    I assume ya’ll are way too goddamn dumb to have, like, a library card but hey, prove me wrong.

    • Fuck you

      Bitch prove the entire rest of the world wrong and for five seconds please stop sucking your own fathers dick. Nobody thinks you can keep it out of your mouth, but nigga I BELIEVE IN YOUUUUU

  • The Truth

    “Biggie and 2Pac were famously gunned down in their prime, because of Suge Knight”

    You forgot to mention Puffy

  • RudNare

    Pshaw, get the fcuk outta here man! Which Africa is that U talking about?! Dude, we eat better than U do… Ask Biden?! :)

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  • jfhvft

    “because of Suge Knight” The idiot who wrote this obviously doesn’t know much about what was going on behind the scenes. *cough* Haitian Jack, Jimmy Henchman, Puffy, King Tut, Orlando Anderson and then Suge Knight and Wardell Fouse *cough*.