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Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry: Season 3
Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry Season 3
Actors: Mos Def, Russell Simmons, Daniel Beatty, Rupert Estanisiao, Suheir Hammad
Genres: Comedy, Television
UR     2005     3hr 30min

Experience the passion and fire of tomorrow's hottest poets on HBO today! From the makers of Russell Simmons' Def Comedy Jam, HBO presents Season Three of the acclaimed late-night series that showcases practitioners of one...  more »


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Actors: Mos Def, Russell Simmons, Daniel Beatty, Rupert Estanisiao, Suheir Hammad
Creators: Mos Def, Russell Simmons, A. Ty Risby, Allen Kelman, Danny Simmons, Deborah Pointer, Kamilah Forbes, Karen Apple
Genres: Comedy, Television
Sub-Genres: Comedy, Comedy
Studio: Hbo Home Video
Format: DVD - Color - Closed-captioned
DVD Release Date: 07/19/2005
Release Year: 2005
Run Time: 3hr 30min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 2
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

Luis R. Blazquez | USA | 12/14/2005
(4 out of 5 stars)

"They did some great casting with this one! This is one for the collection!
Poetri killed me with the piece on Krispy Kreme. Whoa!
Black Ice, Ursula Rucker (she is the chick at the end of all The Roots records spittin' venom).
Philly poets have it on smash!! Need I say more.
Ohh and the Philly rapper Rosco P. Coldchain! Wow! He blew me away! If he doesn't make you understand ghetto life, you'll never get it. He broke it down!
Mums! That guy is a problem! He brings the same energy he gives you on OZ to the stage. Raw!
Flaco Navaja, what a beast. Nothing like a passionate Latin with crazy verbal skillz!
Too many others to go into. Definitely a great buy.
Def Poetry at it's BEST ... !!
Southerngirrl | Memphis,TN | 12/30/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Season 3 of Def Poetry Jam is my favorite thus far. The guest poets are great !! Smokey Robinson really surprised me with his poem and the message he sends to everyone is nothing less than the truth. Jill Scott also does an awesome job ...!! I highly recommend all three seasons because Def Poetry is something you can watch over and over and over ... it's NEVER a boring moment ... and you can LEARN a lot !! Southernly Yours, Daphne (Always A Southerngirrl)"
Def poets do it again
Michael Williams | 08/19/2005
(4 out of 5 stars)

"Def Poetry Jam is on fire with season 3. From the first poet to the last your attention is fixed directly on that stage listening to words cleverly crafted to get you thinking. Mos Def does an excellent job hosting, and occassionally dropping a couple of verses on the crowd forever capturing their attention span. Russell Simmons has done it again. The only thing I want to know is.......when is season 4 dropping?"