Danny Simmons will be bringing the Def Poetry Jam to this year's Black Arts and Cultural Festival.

The Black Arts and Cultural Festival is an annual summer festival held in celebration of African-American heritage and culture. This year it will happen at the Empire State Plaza on August 6th.

Each year, festivalgoers can enjoy great live music from local bands and choirs as well as dance performances.

The festival also hosts a great lineup of local artists exhibiting their handcrafted folk art.

One of this year's featured artist is Danny Simmons, he will be hosting the Def Poetry Jam reunion. This a must see for any fan of spoken word and poetry see you on the August 6th