Russell Simmons

Russell Simmons’ New Agency Will Help Brands Connect With Hip-Hop Fans

This week, hip-hop impresario and Adweek Brand Visionary Russell Simmons launched an in-house creative agency to help brands appeal to young audiences in a new way.

Analyst: Apple TV Is Coming Next Year, Seriously

Noted Apple prognosticator Gene Munster, an analyst at Piper Jaffray, said that Apple will launch a disruptive TV next year. Of course,  Munster has said that each of the last three years.

A Night to Remember: Brand Genius Awards 2013

The 2013 Brand Genius awards show and dinner, hosted by Adweek and sponsor AOL at downtown Manhattan's Capitale, feted 10 winners and one Brand Visionary. More than 460 friends, family […]

What Makes a Brand Genius?

True story: When we relaunched Adweek three years ago, we also set out to recast our events. First up was Marketer of the Year, which had stood the test of time but was in want of renewed energy and an infusion of verve.