Russell Simmons Presents Brave New...

2009, TV Show

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.

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Season 1, Episode 7
Ends 12/31/15. Season Finale. The finest youth poets in America take center stage for the Brave New Voices National Youth Poetry Grand Slam Championship, held at the Lincoln Theatre. As introduced and encouraged by the two hosts, actor Idris Elba and past Slam champ Marc Bamuthi Joseph, each team puts their best poetry foot forward over four rounds, with a five-judge panel rating their work.

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Season 1, Episode 6
Ends 12/31/15. Ten Slam survivors square off in two five-team semifinals staged on different Smithsonian stages, with each team performing four poems. In one competition, New York pins its hopes on B. Yung and Britney, while Ft. Lauderdale looks to punch past an upstart Rochester team (in only its second year) with a daring poem written the night before.

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Premiered: April 05, 2009, on HBO
Rating: TV-14
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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.

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