Russell Simmons Has a New Job at Managing Celebrity Bloggers

| January 28, 2009 | 0 Comments

Global Grind had a press conference today at the Bryant Park Hotel to announce Russell Simmons as Editor in Chief of the Hip Hop focused website which will now offer blogs from top celebrities.

The first group of bloggers include Akon, Angela Simmons, Benny Boom, Bow Wow, Brandi Garcia, Brett Ratner, Damon Dash, DJ Cassidy, DJ D-Nice, DJ Khaled, DJ Whoo Kid, Free, Ed Lover, World Famous G-Mack, Gorilla Zoe, Jim Jones, John Legend, JoJo Simmons, Justine Simmons, Kevin Liles, LL Cool J, Militainment Crazy Raw Radio, Little X, Nas, Nelly, Ne-Yo, Nia Long, Sanaa Lathan, Toccara, T-Pain, Trey The Choklit Jok, Big Boy, Noemie Lenoir, LeToya Luckett, Mickey Factz and Vanessa Simmons.

The website plans on expanding the list in the future to include leading and emerging artists, thought leaders, celebrities, actors, models, DJ’s, politicians and activists.

The site also includes a blog from Simmons himself, Reverend Run (where you can catch his Daily Words of Wisdom) and Dr. Benjamin Chavis (discussing political commentary).

Simmons states, “Ever since my early days in music, through my work in fashion, comedy, film, TV and philanthropy, I have worked as a facilitator of communication, and a promoter of creativity, entrepreneurship, giving, and political engagement.  Global Grind is the ultimate connector for the Hip Hop community and like-minded creative entrepreneurs and activists.”

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