Russell Simmons

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2013

    Joaquin Phoenix, Avocado Pesto, and God Made a Factory Farmer

    ​ Good day! Maggie Q goes topless to get people to eat less meat. If only it were that easy. See also: Biscuits, Bakesales and Babycakes S.F.! Kristen Bell Loves Pigs, Sweet Potatoes Love Chocolate, and This Squirrel is Like "OMG" Quinoa Controversy, Sriracha Soy Curls, and You Can Now Officiall ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2011

    Russell's Super Nuggets, Meat-Mouth Conversions, and Rad Drinking!

    ​SFoodie's roundup of tips, news, and rants from the week in animal-free eats. adria.richards/FlickrDear Russell: We forgive you for the whole RushCard thing.​• New mac 'n' cheese restaurant Homeroom is opening in Oakland the day after Valentine's Day. Who gives a shit, right? YOU DO! ... More >>

  • News

    April 21, 2010

    Cry for Yelp

    The popular web site stands accused of acting like a ‘modern-day Mafia.’

  • News

    April 14, 2010
  • Blogs

    February 3, 2009

    Obama and Hip-hop: Better than "Beef"?

    EKAphotography copyright 2007. all rights reservedOur shoulder-brushin', fist-bumpin' POTUS in Oakland, 2007 For a long time, hip hop debates have tended toward the tawdry and tabloidesque--i.e., Is Kanye Gay?; Is Alicia Keys creepin' with Swizz Beats?; Joe Budden vs. Saigon, T.I. vs. Mysonne, Cha ... More >>

  • Music

    November 26, 2008
  • Blogs

    September 10, 2007

    The 50 Cent Interview with SF Weekly

    Damn, fitty, just earned a lot of cred in my book. He knows his numbers, and he seems like an intelligent, contextual thinker. Plus, his bars on Timbaland's Shock Value are hot, too. And I love the shit about George Bush being gangster. G.B. is totally gangsta. (Come to think of it,George Bush is pu ... More >>

  • Film

    August 8, 2007

    The Popcorn King

    Rush Hour 3 director Brett Ratner has been called a fauxteur, a womanizer and, worse, over budget. Why you should take him seriously anyway.

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2007

    Simmons to help self

    We were planning on lining up to see Russell Simmons downtown at Alexander Book Co. Tuesday, tempted by his new book about getting totally freaking rich: Do You! 12 Laws To Access The Power In You To Achieve Happiness And Success. Trump writes the introduction, which means it's going to be youge eve ... More >>

  • Film

    December 6, 2006
  • Music

    December 21, 2005

    Department of What the Fuck?

    Beef, it's what's for dinner: Hip hop feuds we'd like to see

  • News

    November 16, 2005

    The Manly Men of God

    No women allowed into the Promise Keepers, but that didn't stop Infiltrator from getting on the Prayer Team

  • Music

    November 2, 2005
  • Calendar

    May 4, 2005

    Hop Onstage

    This ain't no "rap-music version of A Midsummer Night's Dream"

  • Music

    August 11, 2004

    Wall Street Playaz

    JT the Bigga Figga has turned years of street hustlin' experience into one of the most inspiring new local hip hop labels

  • Culture

    May 28, 2003

    Dem Blues

    The left, turning right, was plain wrong to attack pop culture

  • Culture

    July 10, 2002

    Speak To Me

    Russell Simmons' Def Poetry Jam brings hip hop home

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