Season 1, Episode 7 Russell Simmons Presents Brave New Voices

First Aired: May 17, 2009

In the first-season finale, actor Idris Elba and former champion Marc Bamuthi Joseph host the 2008 National Slam Poetry finals at the Lincoln Theatre in Washington, D.C., which feature four rounds performed before a panel of five judges.

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  • Premiered: April 5, 2009
  • Rating: TV-14
  • Premise: A series following young poets vying for the Brave New Voices 2008 National Slam Championship through auditions in New York City, Ft. Lauderdale, San Francisco, Ann Arbor, Honolulu and Philadelphia. (more)

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