Born Russell Wendell Simmons in the Jamaica neighborhood of Queens, NY on Oct. 4, 1957, he was the second of three sons by public school administrator Daniel Simmons, Sr., and his wife, Evelyn Simmons, a New York City park administrator. His older brother, Daniel Simmons, Jr., was a noted painter and later co-producer of "Def Poetry Jam" (HBO, 2002...
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