Music and Fashion
pioneer Russell Simmons recently etched another entity to his argosy of urban
and political related ventures by launching the UniRush Financial Services.
The company, which
Simmons explained will assist Americans in climbing out of financial debt, will
provide several banking and account managing opportunities assessable to minorities
minus the stipulations and policies of a banking company.
The initial product
released from the line was the highly successful Rush Visa Card, which allowed
consumers the option to instantly deposit checks without the support of a bank.
In addition the
UniRush and Intuit, the composers behind the Turbo Tax line are providing young
Americans filing for their taxes an alternative to acquire their refund checks
through the Rush Card within 10 days of registration.
In related news,
The Russell Simmons Music Group is in tight negotiations to find a distributor
to market his four Hip-Hop signings, but hinted that there would be a very good
chance that he will be working with the same people he presented the exact opportunity
to eight years ago.
still other people bidding, but it feels very strong that I’ll be back
working at Def Jam,” Simmons told Eurweb. “I wanna work for Jay-Z
(President of the Island Def Jam Music Group). I love the whole family. I have
Def Jam Electronics, I have Def Jam video games, I have Def Jam Mobile, we have
Def Jam clothing. So even though other labels have good offers and they’re
very excited, some of the stuff that we’re doing [with the Russell Simmons
Music Group] is locked in Def Jam. We’re gonna announce it when we get