Synopses & Reviews
From the makers of Russell Simmons's Def Comedy Jam, comes an all-new series that showcases practitioners of one of the country's fastest-rising performing art forms def poetry in an intimate, uncensored format. Taped live at The Supper Club in New York, Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry is hosted by popular rap artist Mos Def, and spotlights original material performed by contemporary urban poets and well-known music/comedy artists.
"This exuberant daring fresh series breaks poetry out the little boxes it is so often put in" The New York Times
"Def Jam Poets are the 21st Century American troubadours." Poetry Society of America