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Russell Simmons: Meditation Expands Presence

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Russell Simmons has just written a new book called ‘Success Through Stillness.' In it, he explains how transcendental meditation can help readers live a calmer, healthier, more mindful, spiritual and successful life.

Fun facts about Russell Simmons (Source: Wikipedia)

1.) Russell is an American business magnate. He co-founded the hip hop music label Def Jam and created the clothing fashion lines Phat Farm, Argyleculture, and American Classics. Simmons has been described as the third richest figure in hip hop, having a net-worth estimate of $340 million in 2011.

2.) In 1985 Russell Simmons co-produced and appeared in the film, Krush Groove. Simmons' company, Rush Communications, Inc. includes, Def Jam, Phat Farm, a movie production house, television shows such as HBO's Def Comedy Jam, a magazine and an advertising agency.

3.) Simmons co-founded Def Jam with Rick Rubin who sold his share of the company for $100 million to Universal Music Group in 1996. In 2000, he co-founded the Internet start-up 360 Hip Hop which he later sold to BET. Simmons was the star of the 2010 reality TV show Running Russell Simmons. He is majority shareholder of the website Global Grind.

Follow Russell Simmons on Twitter: @UncleRUSH

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