Russell Simmons, Others Help Apollo

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Mogul Russell Simmons, comedian Jamie Foxx, Alicia Keys and numerous other celebrities attended a benefit for Harlem’s legendary Apollo Theater in The Hamptons. The event took place at the estate of billionaire Ronald Perelman, and raised an estimated $1,000,000 for the Apollo.

According to reports, the cost to attend was $100,000 to co-chair, $50,000 to sponsor and $2,500 per person.

Keys, Jamie Foxx, Jon Bon Jovi, Betty Lavette and Ben E. King also performed for the attendees.

Article Courtesy of HipHopBlog.com

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