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Hip-Hop Mogul Talks Financial Empowerment


Russell Simmons
At a Hip-Hop Summit at Morris Brown College in Atlanta with a crowd of over 1,500 attendees this past Saturday, hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons spoke on financial planning and credit stability.

Quoted in reports as The Godfather of Hip-Hop Russell Simmons says it should be a priority for youngsters to focus on financial empowerment instead of wasting their money on things such as bling and other material items.

`Financial empowerment isn’t something that’s taught,” Simmons said.

“It`s not common knowledge; even if you go to school, you don`t learn it in school.”

Using hip-hop and R&B stars the industry veteran plans to influence teenagers and young people to be more money conscience.

At the Morris Brown College other financial advisors and hip-hop attendants where Jermaine Dupri, Ludacris, Paul Wall, and others.

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