Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry

2002 NR 6 seasons

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Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry

2002 NR 6 seasons
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Rescuing poetry from the pedestal of academia, this groundbreaking series celebrates the power of urban verse by inviting a spectrum of artists -- among them actors, musicians and comedians -- to share their works in front of a live audience. Hosted by hip-hop personality Mos Def, the show boasts such celebrity contributors as Dave Chappelle, Lauryn Hill, Wyclef Jean, Alicia Keys, John Legend, Lou Reed, Jamie Foxx, Smokey Robinson and Kanye West.
  • SEASON  1
  • SEASON  2
  • SEASON  3
  • SEASON  4
  • SEASON  5
  • SEASON  6

Summary of Season 1 (2002) - 1 disc

Russell Simmons, the man behind Def Comedy Jam, applies the same winning formula to the world of spoken-word poetry. Hosted by rapper and actor Mos Def and filmed at New York City's Supper Club, Def Poetry Jam shines the spotlight on some gifted performers who deliver their political, personal and poignant monologues to a national audience. Contains all episodes from the show's first season.
Full Screen 1.33:1
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround
NR - Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
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