Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry

  • 2001
  • TV Show
  • TV-MA

Contemporary urban poets recite their work and that of others at the Supper Club in New York City. Well-known artists (and some fairly obscure ones) riffed on everything from global problems to personal experiences. The poems contain plenty of humor, some anger and a fair amount of profanity.

Season 5, Episode 2 Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry

First Aired: June 17, 2005

Performers include: Will “Da Real One” Bell; Georgia Me; Dan Sully and Tim Strattford; Alicia Keys; John Legend; Caroline Harvey; Bounty Killer; Al Letson; and Bassey Ikpi. Mos Def hosts.

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  • Premiered: December 1, 2001
  • Rating: TV-MA
  • Premise: Contemporary urban poets recite their work and that of others at the Supper Club in New York City. Well-known artists (and some fairly obscure ones) riffed on everything from global problems to personal experiences. The poems contain plenty of humor, some… (more)

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