She made an appearance or two on the show, In the photo op, her three babies stand around her, while Diggy, Russy (who is really growing up!
‘s upcoming Mother’s Day issue (courtesy of Rev Run’s Twitter) that features all the kids, and both Rev Run’s current wife Justine, and his ex-wife, Valerie Vaughn.
Vaughn is, of course, the mother of Vanessa, Angela and Jo Jo.
Russell Wendell Simmons was born on October 4, 1957 in Queens, New York.
He is probably most famous for being the co-founder of the pioneering hip-hop record label, Def Jam.
Yet this still doesn't seem to help parents from agonizing over which name to pick! And why is the father's name traditionally not given to a son – e.g. This keeps the name and memory alive, and in a metaphysical way forms a bond between the soul of the baby and the deceased relative.
This is a great honor to the deceased, because its soul can achieve an elevation based on the good deeds of the namesake.
The child, meanwhile, can be inspired by the good qualities of the deceased – and make a deep connection to the past.
(Noam Elimelech - Bamidbar) What if you would like to use the name of a relative who passed away, but another living relative has the same name?
The Sages say that naming a baby is a statement of her character, her specialness, and her path in life.