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Bling! Russell Simmons To Pull An Angelina Jolie

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Farbeit for him to stop at merely saving Slick Rick, Russell Simmons appears to making good on his U.N. ambassador status:

New York, NY — October 19, 2006 — Hip-Hop entrepreneur Russell Simmons announced today that he has accepted an invitation by the Diamond Information Center to lead a humanitarian fact-finding mission to South Africa and Botswana, November 26 through December 4, 2006. As the owner of the Simmons Jewelry Company, Simmons is interested in learning how his relationships in the diamond business can help to enhance the educational and economic empowerment of people and communities in Africa.

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