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if HBO passes on a prospective project, Simmons is allowed to pitch it to other networks. Simmons has worked with HBO on two previous programs, Def Comedy Jam and its spin-off Def Poetry Jam.

HBO Def Jam Poetry alum Carlos Andrés Gómez is what some would call "fair-skinned" with piercing green eyes. Let him tell it—he’s Latino to the bone. Like many writers whose personal is political, the.

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. of movies under the moniker “Def Filmmakers” – hoping to capitalize on the Def Jam brand that was used successfully in the popular series “Def Poetry Jam” and “Def Comedy Jam.” Simmons Lathan.

But it’s a drama both leavened and enhanced by its unique use of rap and verse. Co-writers and stars Daveed Diggs (Hamilton) and Rafael Casal (Def Jam Poetry) play best friends Collin and Miles who,

The Three Musketeers if you will, represent the generation of hip-hop artists to make something of their fascination with the now-defunct Def Jam Poetry series. The trio first came together on.

Def Jam’s Russell Simmons isn’t a businessman. a new YouTube channel that will feature urban music, comedy and All Def Poetry videos featuring spoken-word performances. The comedy programming will.

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Russell Simmons presents Def Poetry, better known as simply Def Poetry Jam or Def Poetry, was a spoken word poetry television series hosted by Mos Def and airing on HBO between 2002 and 2007. The series features performances by established and up-and-coming spoken word poets. Performances also include special appearances by well-known actors and musicians, as well as occasional.

Also joing Marte’ King is L’Oreal “ElleVintage” Chrisp-Seels,a poet/songstress/author, Marnet “Marni” Ali a former Def Jam Recording artist; and Cierra Farquharson, a graduate student at La Salle.

and award-winning television shows Def Poetry Jam and Run’s House. It is nearly impossible to say what the state of rap music and Hip Hop culture would be today with the Russell Simmons influence.

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For more than 20 years, the executive team has successfully extended the Def Jam brand in comedy, poetry, television, apparel, mobile, to name a few. For more information, please visit.

No one in Marc Smith’s group knew expected that slam poetry would become the household name it is today. But since that beginning, a performance poet has been called to perform at the White House,

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I had worked for his brother for two years touring the country with the Def Poetry Jam. [After becoming poet laureate], we shook hands backstage after the Def Jam show. Besides writing, what does a.

No one in Marc Smith’s group knew expected that slam poetry would become the household name it is today. But since that beginning, a performance poet has been called to perform at the White House,

Russell Simmons presents Def Poetry, better known as simply Def Poetry Jam or Def Poetry, was a spoken word poetry television series hosted by Mos Def and airing on HBO between 2002 and 2007. The series features performances by established and up-and-coming spoken word poets. Performances also include special appearances by well-known actors and musicians, as well as occasional.

Ikpi has appeared on Russell Simmons Def Jam Poetry and was part of the NAACP Image Awards as part of a tribute to Venus and Serena Williams. She has also participated in a variety of literary.

Def Comedy Jam and Def Poetry Jam — all unified under Simmons’ conglomerate, Rush Communications. In 1999, Simmons sold his stake in Def Jam for $100 million, but he remains chairman of the company.

48th St., NYC. Opened Nov. 14 for an open run. An exciting, wildly original show, conceived by Russell Simmons and Stan Lathan and based on the HBO television series of similar name, "Def Poetry Jam".