Russell Simmons QuotesRussell Wendell Simmons is an American entrepreneur, record executive, writer, and film producer. He is chairman and CEO of Rush Communications, co-founded the hip hop music label Def Jam Recordings, and created the clothing fashion lines Phat Farm, Argyleculture, and Tantris.
I mean people are sexist and racist and homophobic and violent. But I don’t think of the rappers as being any more sexist or racist or homophobic than their parents. Certainly less, in all those cases, less homophobic or racist or sexist, and then less gangster than our government. It’s stuff that people normally don’t speak on, subjects they don’t speak on, and ideas they kind of keep to themselves.