Mr. Dogg Goes to Washington
Russell Simmons couldn't stand it. Blocked from testifying in July at a Senate hearing on entertainment ratings, the hip-hop mogul showed up anyway to defend the industry he helped build from scratch. Simmons' improvised stand-up performance was just the beginning. Now he has helped form a political action committee, Nu America. The goal: Let hip-hop money talk as loud as the cash from oil, tobacco, and other powerful PACs that jockey for position on Capitol Hill.
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