SOLD: Russell Simmons & Kimora Lee New Jersey Mansion

According to the NY Post, the former couple have finally sold their old Saddle River, NJ mansion for $13.9 million. Back in 2007, the 35,000-square-foot home was listed on the market for $23.8 million. The mansion that sits on four acres has 10 bedrooms and 12 bathrooms. Other amenities include a custom movie theater, indoor and outdoor pools, professional gymnasium, fitness center, large wine cellar, staff quarters and an advance security system.

Russell Simmon’s Art for Life Benefit 10th Anniversary

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Russell Simmons hosted the Art’s Foundation 10th Anniversary Art for Life Benefit in East Hampton, New York on  Saturday, July 18,2009. In attendance was of course the Simmons family and celebrity friends. With individual Tickets starting at $1,500 and Tables of ten starting at $15,000, I’m sure that the fund raiser brought in a lot of contributions. For more pictures Continue reading Russell Simmon’s Art for Life Benefit 10th Anniversary

Russell Simmons Launches American Classics For Walmart

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Russell Simmons has teamed up with Walmart to market to create a new men’s line called American Classics which will be exclusively sold at Walmart. According to the press release, American Classics will be featured in over 10% of Walmart stores which is about 350 stores and is also available for purchase on the official Walmart website as well. The direction of the line is similar to Russell’s Argyle Culture brand but at a much more affordable price. Simmons’ American Classics line will be priced between $9.99 and $29, with about 80% of the clothes at $15 or less and is aimed at 25-to-50-year-old men.

Video: Russell Simmons from The Black List (Volume One)-1

 


Producer, entrepreneur Russell Simmons as featured in The Black List. As a new chapter begins in this country, The Black List offers a dynamic and never-before-heard perspective from achievers of color. This series of inspired—and inspiring—observations on African-American life in the 21st century forms a roll call of some of the most compelling politicians, writers, thinkers and performers ever to tackle their fields of endeavor. Watch the interview-portraits and get a sharper snapshot of where this country has been and where its headed. Directed by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, Interviews by Elvis Mitchell. Stars Collin Powell, Toni Morrison, Sean P Diddy Combs, Slash, Chris Rock, Susan Rice, Lou Gossett Jr., Russell Simmons and many more. The DVD of The Black List Volume One is available at Target stores and Target.com
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