Season 5, Episode 6 Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry

First Aired: July 15, 2005

Performers include Wyclef Jean; Michael Cirelli; Nayeli Adorador-Knudsen; M'Reld; Red Storm; Kelly Tsai; Paul Mabon; Kevin Derrig; Mike McGee; Narubi Selah; and Ise Lyfe. 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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