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Russell Simmons says Kimora married investment banker beau

Russell Simmons says Kimora married investment banker beau

NEW YORK, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- U.S. model, fashion designer and author Kimora Lee Simmons has married investment banker Tim Leissner, her ex-husband announced via Twitter.
Kimora Lee Simmons married Tim Leissner

Kimora Lee Simmons married Tim Leissner

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Kimora Lee Simmons is a remarried woman, and ex-husband Russell Simmons confirmed her new marriage on Twitter.
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Grammy Awards: Miley Cyrus, Lorde play pre-Grammys Clive Davis gala [PHOTOS]

Grammy Awards: Miley Cyrus, Lorde play pre-Grammys Clive Davis gala [PHOTOS]

Jan. 26 (UPI) -- The iconic mogul's annual gala drew a cavalcade of stars headed for Sunday night's Grammys.
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Montgomery rapper Doe B killed in bar shooting

MONTGOMERY, Ala., Dec. 29 (UPI) -- A shooting at a Montgomery, Ala., restaurant killed Hustle Gang rapper Doe B and a Troy University student, police said. Six others were injured.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, Oct. 4, 2013.
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Sweatshirt as history: what becomes of Trayvon Martin's hoodie?

WASHINGTON, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Interested parties who include a Trayvon Martin Foundation board member are asking about the hoodie Martin wore when he was killed in Sanford, Fla.

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Al-Jazeera to buy Al Gore's Current TV ... 'Argo,' 'Beasts,' 'Pi' up for top producing prize ... Bradley Cooper and Zoe Saldana break up again ... 'Red' tops U.S. album chart for a seventh week ... News from United Press International.
'Argo,' 'Beasts,' 'Pi' up for top producing prize

'Argo,' 'Beasts,' 'Pi' up for top producing prize

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- "Argo," "Beasts of the Southern Wild" and "Django Unchained" are among the Producers Guild of America's nominees for Best Picture of 2012.
Kim Kardashian pregnant by Kanye West

Kim Kardashian pregnant by Kanye West

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., Dec. 31 (UPI) -- TV personality Kim Kardashian is pregnant and the father is rapper Kanye West, her family said Sunday night.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012.
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Jean, 50 Cent attend Lighty wake in N.Y.

Jean, 50 Cent attend Lighty wake in N.Y.

NEW YORK, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- Russell Simmons, Lauryn Hill, Wyclef Jean and 50 Cent were among the mourners at the open-casket viewing for hip-hop mogul Chris Lighty in New York Wednesday.
Usher's stepson Kile Glover dies

Usher's stepson Kile Glover dies

ATLANTA, July 22 (UPI) -- Pop star Usher's 11-year-old stepson Kile Glover has died from injuries sustained in a watersport accident in Georgia, his family said.

Hip-hop artists support gay performer

NEW YORK, July 7 (UPI) -- Music critics said the mostly positive reaction to U.S. hip-hop artist Frank Ocean coming out as gay is due to a cultural shift in values.
MCA, Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch, dead at 47

MCA, Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch, dead at 47

NEW YORK, May 4 (UPI) -- Adam Yauch, a founding member of the Beastie Boys, has died, the New York hip-hop group announced Friday on its Web site. He was 47.
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Lady Gaga, Ricky Martin win GLAAD Awards

Lady Gaga, Ricky Martin win GLAAD Awards

NEW YORK, March 26 (UPI) -- Lady Gaga, Ricky Martin, "The Oprah Winfrey Show" and "Dancing with the Stars" were honored at the 23rd annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York.
Whitney Houston dead at 48

Whitney Houston dead at 48

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Grammy-winning U.S. R&B singer and actress Whitney Houston died Saturday in Los Angeles at age 48 and the cause was under investigation, police said.
Beyonce and mom design Obama T-shirt

Beyonce and mom design Obama T-shirt

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Singer Beyonce announced she and her mother, Tina Knowles, have designed a T-shirt for President Barack Obama's re-election campaign.

Lowe's feels heat for Muslim show ads

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Home improvement chain Lowe's is getting blasted for pulling its advertising from the U.S. television show "All-American Muslim" on TLC, critics say.

Lowe's pulls ads from Muslim TV show

NEW YORK, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Lowe's has pulled advertising from a U.S. Muslim reality TV show, citing complaints from "multiple sides of the viewer spectrum," a spokeswoman said.
Funeral held for rapper Heavy D in N.Y.

Funeral held for rapper Heavy D in N.Y.

MOUNT VERNON, N.Y., Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Jay-Z, Queen Latifah, Diddy, John Legend and Rosie Perez attended Friday's private funeral for rapper Heavy D at the Grace Baptist Church in Mount Vernon, N.Y.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011.
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Simmons to mosque protesters: Coexist

Simmons to mosque protesters: Coexist

NEW YORK, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Music mogul Russell Simmons suggests supporters and foes of the construction of a mosque near New York's World Trade Center site learn to coexist.
Hip-hop mogul Simmons urges gang peace

Hip-hop mogul Simmons urges gang peace

NEW YORK, March 28 (UPI) -- Hip-hop music mogul Russell Simmons returned to his roots in Queens in New York to urge minority youth and warring gangs to stop killing each other.
Russell Simmons set for new docu-series

Russell Simmons set for new docu-series

NEW YORK, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Oxygen Media says it is developing "The Russell Simmons Project," a new U.S. docu-series to focus on the women behind the music and fashion mogul.
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