Russell Simmons Signs New Deal With HBO

Russell Simmons Signs New Deal With HBO


Russell Simmons and HBO are back in business again as the Hip-Hop Mogul and founder of Def Jam just signed a 2-year first look deal with the cable network.

Under the agreement, Russell Simmons will create and develop projects for HBO. .

Uncle Russ first went into business with HBO when he launched Def Comedy Jam. The show was responsible for bringing light to many talented African-American comedians helping them become house hold names including Martin Lawrence, Steve Harvey and Bernie Mac.

Def Comedy Mam ran from 1992-1997 and 2006-2008.


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