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''Def Poetry'' is the Spoken Word of the Week

Urban bards, gnostic jokesmiths, and one snaggletoothed chanteuse hit the stage howling in season 1 of Russell Simmons’ popular HBO showcase, with performances by Dave Chappelle, Jewel, and others. Mos Def hosts. Slammin’!