Simmons also announced a grant for local anti-violence program LIFE Camp.
Simmons said a local anti-violence group will expand its programs.
The event at Park Avenue Christian Church hopes to break down barriers between religious communities.
Barron Claiborne, who photographed Biggie in a crown for his Rolling Stone cover, photographed locals.
Danny Simmons' "Noisy in the Next Room" opens on Sunday.
The Toast of Brooklyn Festival will pay tribute to Nelson Mandela and serve wine from around the world.
The Grammy award winning singer calls for greater urgency about the growing epidemic facing black women.
Russell Simmons, Questlove, Amar'e Stoudemire and tons of gorgeous models dressed for the holidays.
Lauren Anne Miller and Ari Graynor's new film is set in New York City.
NYC film premiere attended by Gary Oldman, Marion Cotillard, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Hailee Steinfeld.
Cinema Society screening draws Rachel Roy, Veronica Webb, Russell Simmons and Calvin Klein.
President Barack Obama threatens traffic chaos with fundraisers featuring Ben Folds and the Roots.
Jay-Z wrote a song, "Glory feat. B.I.C." for his daughter Blue Ivy Carter after Beyonce gave birth.
Beyonce, who is married to Jay-Z, reportedly gave birth to Blue Ivy Carter at Lenox Hill Hospital.
Russell Simmons' gallery invited LeRone Wilson to show his work after his win at Art Basel Miami.
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