Russell Simmons (born October 4 1957 in Queens, NY), the American entrepreneur, the co-founder, with Rick Rubin, of the pioneering hip-hop label Def Jam, and founder of another label, Russell Simmons Music Group
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▶ "Poverty and lack of knowledge must be challenged."; "My experiences have been, from the very beginning, cultural and creative. And my business has been a way of exposing the culture, exposing the artists so that the world could hear and see them."; "Look at all the billionaires. If I know 15 billionaires, I know 13 unhappy people."; "Last year my wife got a Rolls-Royce."; "Judgment of the people in the situation is not helpful. How can you help them is the question."; …
"I want to promote poetry to the point where you got all the baldhead kids running around doing poetry, getting the music out of the way and having only words, the spoken word, and then see what happens."; "I want to fight poverty and ignorance and give opportunity to those people who are locked out."; "Art is a way to express yourself and through that you can escape a bad situation."; "Art allows people a way to dream their way out of their struggle."
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