Season 5, Episode 3 Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry

First Aired: June 24, 2005

Performers include Smokey Robinson; Reg E. Gaines and Savion Glover; Scorpio Blues; Tommy Chunn; Mayda Del Valle; Gemineye; Emmanuel Xavier; Rev. Run; Aulelei Love; Mike Booker. 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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