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The Six Degrees of…Diego Maradona

Diego Maradona is just next door. But before you roll out the welcome mat, find out how this legendary football player-turned-coach is connected to a German fashionista and hiphop mogul.

June 8, 2011 3:16 by

Russell Simmons

Russell Wendell Simmons is reportedly the third richest figure in hip-hop, with an estimated net-worth of $340 million.

He last officially visited in Dubai to check out how his Phat Farm stores are doing and to do a book signing for his book, “Do You!: 12 Laws to Access the Power in You to Achieve Happiness and Success.”

The American entrepreneur is the co-founder of Def Jam, the hip-hop label that started it all. Simons is also the creator of the clothing fashion lines Phat Farm, Argyleculture, and American Classics. His businesses all come under Simmons’ umbrella company, Rush Communications, Inc.

Kipp’s quick research in Simmons led us to this interesting tidbit of him saying the current look and feel of Wall Street reminds him of Dubai: bustling and seemingly always under construction. He was showing off his duplex penthouse at 114 Liberty Street.

Simmons has a model-turned-mogul mom ex-wife who is famous for her ‘fabulosity’ philosophy…

 

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  1. Herschel Purifoy on February 19, 2012 6:52 pm

    Great reason. I really like to see clearly IMDB

     

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