The greatest names in comedy rocked the house for nine seasons on HBO … now this amazing collection will rock yours again and again. Too explosive for regular TV, Russell Simmons’ Def Comedy Jam feature’s today’s hottest comedians at their wildest and funniest. Whether you’re laughing for the first time or catching your racous favorites, Russell Simmons’ Def Comedy Jamis the ultimate comedy experience … so outrageous that you’ll definitely be back for more! Featuring Jamie Foxx, Chris Tucker, Martin Lawrence, Sheryl Underwood, D.L. Hughley, Adele Givens and more! "Nonstop riot … Brash, defiant, exuhuberant … life-affirming and laugh … affirming at the same time." … The Washington Post. "Def Comedy Jam is a hit! … Los Angeles Times.
For several seasons throughout the 1990s, Russell Simmons’ Def Comedy exposed hilarious comedians to the public and created many new superstars in the process. The show featured up-and-coming stars such as Martin Lawrence, D.L. Hughley, Chris Tucker, Chris Rock, Bernie Mac, and more! This DVD features episodes hosted by Martin Lawrence and includes brand-new commentary by Russell Simmons and Bob Sumner.
For nine seasons throughout the 1990′s Russell Simmons’ DEF COMEDY JAM exposed hilarious, predominantly African-American comedians to the public via HBO, and created many new superstars in the process. Unfettered by censors, the show allowed up and coming stars such as Martin Lawrence, D.L. Hughley, Chris Tucker, Chris Rock, Bernie Mac, and more to be be as raw and wild as they wanted to be. This all-star episode includes performances by Martin Lawrence, Joe Torry, Cedric the Entertainer, Sommore, J. Anthony Brown, Tony Sculfield, and more!
It’s the show that launched superstars Dave Chappelle, Steve Harvey, Bernie Mac, Chris Tucker, Cedric the Entertainer and Martin Lawrence, and after a ten year hiatus, Russell Simmons’ Def Comedy Jam is back! The hilarious episodes break ground with an all-star lineup from the fresh to the familiar, and are hosted by hot comic/actor Mike Epps (The Honeymooners and Inappropriate Behavior).