Peter A. Berry
LL Cool J Becomes First Rapper to Earn Kennedy Center Honor
Thirty-two years after making his storied entry into rap's mainstream—or, perhaps more accurately, helping to create rap's mainstream—LL Cool J gets yet another big time accolade.
Russell Simmons Steps Down From His Companies in Light of New Sexual Assault Allegations
Russell will leave his companies to a "generation of extraordinary executives who are moving the culture and consciousness forward."