Russell Simmons Presents Brave New Voices

  • 2009
  • 1 Season
  • TV-14

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
Six teams of teenage poets compete in verbal battle to make it to the National Slam Poetry championship in Season One of this series.

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Russell Simmons Presents Brave New Voices 07 Season 1, Episode 7 May 17, 2009 $1.99

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.

Russell Simmons Presents Brave New Voices 06 Season 1, Episode 6 May 10, 2009 $1.99

Ten Slam survivors square off in two five-team semifinals staged on different Smithsonian stages, with each team performing four poems. In one event, New York pins its hopes on B. Yung and Britney, while Ft. Lauderdale looks to punch past Rochester.

Russell Simmons Presents Brave New Voices 05 Season 1, Episode 5 May 3, 2009 $1.99

After arriving in Washington, 45 teams head to the Atlas Theater for the National Slam Poetry quarterfinals. Among the teams competing to determine the 10 semifinal spots: San Francisco, with Ericka; and New York, with Britney.

Russell Simmons Presents Brave New Voices 04 Season 1, Episode 4 Apr 26, 2009 $1.99

With the Nationals around the corner, Ray, the Ft. Lauderdale coach, faces a difficult choice that will impact both Jasmine and Jon. San Francisco's Team 2 member Ericka has decided to tackle her food addiction in a poem.

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