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VIDEO: RUSSELL SIMMONS RESPONDS TO HARRIET TUBMAN SEX TAPE BACKLASH

Mogul Russell Simmons sits down with Cynthia LuCiette (I can’t decide who annoys me the most during this interview), and responds to the backlash he received last last week after posting the controversial Harriet Tubman sex tape parody video on his Def Digital YouTube channel (the video was later removed). For those of you who missed it the Harriet Tubman parody video depicted the African-American slave abolitionist having sex with her white slave master with the intent of filming the act and blackmailing him. Russell tweeted []

QUOTE OF DAY: MIKE TITLE (FRONT MAN FOR THE BAND DEAD KIDS)

I think that the music industry is something I look upon as an anomaly. I don’t really understand what’s going on and who’s going to make money from it, unless you’re a massive pop artist.  It just seems to be about money full-stop. We’ve been playing festivals this summer and I’ve met people signed to big major labels and big indie labels and they look worried. Their foreheads are creased. There’s concern. They’re flogging a product that no one is buying. That’s []