Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry

  • 2001
  • 6 Seasons
  • 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.

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Season 5, Episode 7 Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry

First Aired: July 22, 2005

Performers include: Sonia Sanchez; Shihan; Lemon and Flaco Navaja; Kanye West; Beau Sia; Thadra Sheridan; Amir Sulaiman; Ursula Rucker; Terry Creech; and Rafael Casal. Mos Def hosts.

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