Tag Archives: Rev Run Simmons

Justin Bieber’s BFF Diggy Simmons: My Famous Family Hasn’t Helped with My Fame!

Ever since Justin Bieber brought Diggy Simmons onstage with him in Allentown, Pa., on Sept. 4 for the Baby remix, countless fans of the mop-topped superstar have been wondering, Just who is this Diggy?

Well wonder no more, because in December, the 15-year-old son of Run-DMC’s Rev Run Simmons—and nephew of music mogul Russell Simmons—sat with host Timothy Hodge for a full 15 minutes.

CAPTION: "I'm doing it all on my own, all by myself," Diggy (above with Justin) told us of his success. "The Internet is really pushing this."

"I'm doing it all on my own, all by myself," Diggy (above with Justin) told us of his success. "The Internet is really pushing this."

During that time, Diggy— whose new Space Age clothing line was (as calls it) “mentored” by hip-hop star Pharrell Williams—discussed how he got started as an MC.

“A lot of people think this is new to me, but I’ve been rapping since I was five years old,” said the First Flight singer.

“I was young, so people used to write my rhymes. And, you know, I kinda stopped rapping when I was like 10.

“And then this summer I had a lot to express. And ‘cause music isn’t something I’m like, Oh, you know, it’s cool to do-nah nah nah nah-my music is an expression of me. Each song that you hear Continue reading