Celebrity blogging is hottest NEW trend in the Hip Hop community. For those celebrities who are still NOT blogging this should be a wakeup call to action. Seems like Russell Simmons the music mogul of Hip Hop wants in on the fun too.
According to CNS, Russell Simmons has been announced as the Editor-in-Chief for the rising Hip Hop news and social media community, Global Grind. Akon, LL Cool J, John Legend and Nas are among the acts who have signed up to become “celebrity bloggers” on the hip-hop community.
The hip-hop pioneer, entrepreneur and co-founder of Def Jam, has been blogging on the site since its early days. Due to huge popularity that his blogs got, the site launched an entire “Celebrity Blogger” section.
Other celebrity bloggers for the community include Bow Wow, Damon Dash, Jim Jones, Nelly, T-Pain and former Destiny’s Child member LeToya Luckett.
Simmons, new Editor in Chief of Global Grind, states, “Ever since my early days in music, through my work in fashion, comedy, film, TV and philanthropy, I have worked as a facilitator of communication, and a promoter of creativity, entrepreneurship, giving, and political engagement.”