Russell Wendell Simmons is an American entrepreneur and author. The Chairman and CEO of Rush Communications, he cofounded the hip-hop music label Def Jam Recordings and created the clothing fashion lines Phat Farm, Argyleculture, and Tantris. Wikipedia*
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Russell Simmons has eight videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2000 Call-In as a Co-Founder for the Def Jam Recordings. The year with the most videos was 2001 with two videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2005 with an average of 2,285 views per program. Most appearances with Al Sharpton Jr. (3), Dick Gregory (2), Kweisi Mfume (2). Most common tags: African Americans, Voters & Registration.