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Russell Simmons Honored By LL Cool J At Producers Guild Awards

RussellSimmonsawardMusic mogul, Russell Simmons was honored, last night, at the 2013 Producers Guild Awards. Rap legend and actor LL Cool J had the honor of presenting “Uncle Rush” with the award. Simmons tweeted live from the event.

 “I guess I’m up soon WTF am I gonna say. I’m humbled to be getting award? Wish I had a joke :_) it would likely be too dirty”

Accompanying Simmons at the event were his two daughters ,Ming and Aoki Lee, and his companion, Hana Nitsche. Russell Simmons and his brother Rev. Run of Run DMC were recently accused of swindling their ex- partner out of millions. Simmons and his brother have denied the allegations that the president of Run Athletics, Rasheed Young, has brought against them.

The Def Jam co-founder, along with Rick Rubin, is responsible for making hip-hop a mainstay in pop culture. He is noted as the third richest figure in hip-hop. Simmons has had major success in the music industry and in the fashion world, with his Phat Farm and Baby Phat clothing lines.

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