Russell Simmons, Jay-Z Planning Occupy Wall St. Concert

    Comments:  | Leave A Comment

    Hip-hop icons Russell Simmons and Jay-Z are planning a concert in support of the Occupy Wall Street movement, reports say.

    “We are definitely discussing [a concert], Russell Simmons told Billboard.biz. “We’re definitely looking to make a huge impact. We’re actively working for permits. We’ll have one in our hands soon.”

    The announcement comes just days after Jay-Z’s involvement in the movement was criticized when it was revealed that Rocawear, the clothing label Jay-Z founded, was selling Occupy Wall Street t-shirts.

    “What’s wrong with selling goodness? You should sell things you’re happy about. You should sell products that you’re inspired by, that promote lasting and stable well-being.”

    Read more at hiphopwired.com

    Join the Conversation! Share and Discuss!

    Comments

    blog comments powered by Disqus
    Follow

    Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

    Join 244 other followers