Russell Simmons Holds Global Grind Presidential Debate Party

Russell Simmons hosted a Globalgrind.com presidential debate viewing party on Wednesday, October 15 at Taj in New York that attracted guest such as Ludacris, Stephon Marbury, Naughty by Nature, and Day 26.

Simmons has been a part of the “Count Down To Change” initiative and has been outspoken in his support for U.S. Senator Barack Obama. The hip-hop mogul resigned from his post of the bi-partisan Hip-Hop Action Summit Network when he endorsed Obama. Simmons also partnered with DJ Green Lantern to put together a mixtape honoring the Democratic Presidential hopeful titled “Yes We Can.”

Ludacris has also been outspoken in his support for Obama. But after causing a stir with a scathing freestyle where the rapper verbally attacked Senators John McCain and Hillary Clinton, he’s kept a lower profile when it comes to discussing politics. In the November issue of XXL, Luda refused to discuss the aftermath of his track and only offered that he supports Obama.—Anthony Thomas

  • UNCLE SAM

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    • BirDMan

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      As far as this post, Its about time America had a black president, and f**k them racist states who vote for John McCant (McCain). Good for the rappers to stand up and have there political veiws heard too.

  • mr.martin

    oh, you mean hillary clinton supporter russell simmons, you mean tell all ny school kids to skip school to come to his rally russell simmons, you mean in bed with debeers diamond co. at the detriment of his people russell simmons, oh you mean trying to jumpstart his political career russell simmons, oh you mean tryna pass of the pop-rap nonsense from the overglorified, drugged up, arrested every other week clowns who make a mockery of hip hop as poetry of the youth when he damn near 50 russell. i’ll pass thanks

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