TheGrio.com and Ebony have partnered together on an exclusive interview with music mogul and activist Russell Simmons. TheGrio.com’s Mara Schiavocampo interviewed Simmons at his Midtown Manhattan office in February.

WATCH theGRIO’s INTERVIEW w/ RUSSELL SIMMONS BELOW:
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Check out the latest issue of Ebony magazine on newsstands now. The issue features first lady Michelle Obama on the cover and includes the full print story on Russell Simmons.