For anyone who has ever watched Def Poetry Jam on HBO or who has seen the dvds, this is for you. I have been scouring the internet for some of the poetry lyrics by artists that have appeared on the show, but only a small percentage can be found. Because I think it is worthwhile to do, I have taken the time to listen to the videos and type up the lyrics EXACTLY as they are read by the artists.
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Performances also include special appearances by well-known actors and musicians, as well as occasional performances by Mos Def himself.
Co-created by Bruce George, Danny Simmons, Deborah Pointer, Stan Lathan, and Russell Simmons, the show is a spin-off of the popular Def Comedy Jam which began airing on HBO in the 90's.
Steve Alba capped it off with a heartfelt tribute to Stan Hoffman and the Pipeline and gave him a smaller replica fullpipe matching the one at the Skatepark entrance.
The session / demo officially came alive at about in the afternoon.