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Russell Simmons Apologizes to NYC Mayor
 
Last week, Russell Simmons showed up to the Hot 97 studios to discuss with Ebro and Rosenberg a handful of things. First on the agenda were the tragic murders in Charleston, which had taken place just the night before. From there, the Def Jam founder went on to discuss the racial inequalities that …
Russell Simmons Calls NYC Mayor a B!*ch
Earlier today (June 18), Def Jam founder and hip-hop pioneer Russell Simmons stopped by Hot 97's Ebro in the Morning to discuss a bevy of issues, including yesterday's grisly mass murder in Charleston, South Carolina. And while Simmons had plenty to say about that, he didn't…
Politicians Who Love Hip-Hop
The story that is usually told by politicians is that rap music is a symptom of American culture in decline. In the 1990s, you could hardly find a politician on either side of the political aisle that wasn't itching to demonize hip-hop for its perceived ills...