Russell Simmons Steps Down From Def Jam For Sexual Misconduct Allegations


The iconic Russell Simmons, music executive and founder of Def Jam Records, has just stepped down from all of his companies after a woman stepped forward accusing Simmons of sexual misconduct during an alleged encounter back in 1991 according to reports. In an open letter with The Hollywood Reporter, screen-writer Jenny Lumet recalled her alleged inappropriate encounter with the music executive, dating back to a night in 1991 that led to the two returning to Simmons’ home.


You can read more on The Hollywood Reporter.

Beyoncé’s ‘mi gente’ remix blasts to no. 3 on hot 100


Beyoncé’s remix of J Balvin and Willy William’s “Mi Gente” has skyrocketed up the Billboard Hot 100. After peaking at No. 19, the song jumps from No. 21 to No. 3, thanks to its newly-added guest star. The song marks Queen Bey’s 17th solo top 10, to go along with 10 that she received as part of Destiny’s Child. Meanwhile, it’s Balvin and William’s first top 10.

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