Co-Founder of Def Jam and one of the main Innovators of Hip Hop….
Shit at one point Jay-Z owed him money and worked for him…..Now thats Gangsta
Earning his keep as a Club promoter and artist manger in the Early 80’s he was approached DJ Jazzy Ray
About a Guy Starting a Label that Guy Happened to Be Rick Rubin
And the Rest Is History
The label was Def Jam one of the first Major Hip Hop Labels and it Hosted the Great’s of t he 80’s and the early 90’s Like
and Jay-Z to name a Few…
Ok Ludacris as Well
Def Jam as a brand have done Films and Games such as Def Jam: Fight for New York and The Nutty Professor
Needless to Say Russell’s Ambitions haven’t just been satisfied there
His empire Currently includes several fashion brands such as
Simmons Jewelry Co.
Editing websites like Global Grind
And the New Shit
Truly Russell Simmons You’s A Bad Mutherfucker!!!
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