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Knocking out a problem

...goes down. "She gonna call the cops," the cameraman is heard saying as they flee.We agree with hip-hop legend Russell Simmons, who also has released anti-knockout game videos."Why don't you hit somebody that might hit you back...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-01-17/knocking-out-problem
Cher in the City: Sommore will be queen of comedy in Augusta

...Denzel).Sommore was the first woman to host BET's Comic View, for the 1994-1995 season, and has hosted Russell Simmons' Def Comedy Jam and Showtime at the Apollo. In 1995, she received the Richard Pryor Award for Comic of the Year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2012-12-28/cher-city-sommore-wil
Comic royalty comes to Augusta; comedians talk about life, laughs

...Augusta Entertainment Complex's Web site.The native of Trenton, N.J., has appeared on TV shows, including Russell Simmons' Def Comedy Jam , BET's Live From LA and Showtime At The Apollo and was also featured on The Oprah Winfrey Show...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2011-03-02/comic-royalty-comes-a
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Rapper Diggy proves to be something to scream about

...the 16-year-old son of hip-hop icon Rev. Run and nephew of fashion mogul and Def Jam Recordings co-founder Russell Simmons can watch the young rapper in action at the Scream Tour: The Next Generation at Bell Auditorium on Sept. 30.Diggy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2011-09-21/rapper-diggy-proves-b
Comedians want you to end year laughing

...years.Crawford has appeared on several comedy shows including Shaquille O'Neal Presents: All Star Comedy Jam, Russell Simmons' Def Comedy Jam, and Comedy Central's Premium Blend. He also frequently appears on the E! talk show Chelsea...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2011-12-21/comedians-want-you-en
In the spotlight

...Smith died of a drug overdose in February 2007 in Florida at age 39. In other news HIP-HOP PIONEER and designer Russell Simmons introduced his menswear collection at the Argyle Culture Fashion Show on Friday at the Setai Hotel in South Beach...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/10/05/ent_478294.shtml
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Fight for cleaner air

...hip-hop artists who made the "ho" word infamous - and who say a lot worse than that in their lyrics. Music executive Russell Simmons has suggested banning three epithets from "clean" versions of music that hit the airwaves. But his offering is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/04/26/edi_126130.shtml
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TV Lookout

...human condition, Dangerfield will serve as hilarious relief. - More laughs on Sunday: After nearly a decade, "Russell Simmons' Def Comedy Jam" returns to HBO with nine new half-hours hosted by comic actor Mike Epps. Ahead on this series...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/09/11/tel_95751.shtml
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People in the News

...weekend at the Hip Hop Summit on Financial Empowerment. The event, organized by multi-millionaire entrepreneur Russell Simmons, mixed stars like LL Cool J, Alicia Keys, Nas and T.I. with financial experts to provide advice on home ownership...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/24/ent_78756.shtml
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Russell Simmons, Kimora Lee announce separation

NEW YORK - The marriage of hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons and his model-turned-entrepreneur wife, Kimora Lee, has come to an end. In a statement provided to The Associated Press...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/01/ent_75017.shtml
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