Hot in the Hamptons: Art for Life

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Hip-hop heavyweights, along with Super Bowl winner Darrelle Revis, Tony and Grammy winner Cynthia Erivo, Star Jones, Soledad O'Brien, actors Simone and Dorian Missick, Miss Lawrence and over 600 Hamptonites came out to support Russell Simmons' Art for Life Gala

The event honored Public Enemy's Chuck D, Uber's Bozoma Saint John, artist Sanford Biggers, BET's Stephen G. Hill & Esi Eggleston Bracey.

Guests enjoyed a surprise performance by Chuck D and the evening's entertainment Cynthia Erivo.

The 18th annual Art for Life Gala raised over $1.1 million for arts education. Each year, Simmons hosts the star-studded event to benefit the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation.

Click here for an interview with Simone Missick.

Click here for an interview with Chuck D.

Click here for an interview with Darrelle Revis.

Click here for Chuck D's speech at the event.

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