Soledad O’Brien, MC Lyte, Anita Baker, and Rocsi Diaz are just some of the celebs who helped Russell Simmons raise more than $2 million for his Art For Life charity.

Soledad was the host for the night while honorees Mariah and Nick praised Russell and his Art For Life co-founders and brothers, Rev Run and Danny, for the tremendous work they do to help improve the lives of underprivileged youths.

Take a look at who came out to support below:

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Soledad O’Brien, MC Lyte, Anita Baker & Rosci Diaz Attend Russell Simmons’ “Art For Life” Charity Event [PHOTOS]  was originally published on