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Black Ice puts it best, first comes the word, and then comes the melody. The art of spoken word is one that encompasses just as much as a simple song, and this season of “Verses & Flow,” proves that better than any other. 

VIDEO: Black Ice Introduces “Verses & Flow” With Lyrical Magic

When it came to finding someone to critique and provide commentary on the poets for “Verses & Flow,” the Def Poetry Jam artist, and one of the originators of the art, Black Ice, was the perfect fit. 

Engineered by Lexus, “Verses & Flow” is a unique series created to bring you the freshest up and coming talent in spoken word and music.

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This week, former Def Jam Poetry spoken word artist Black Ice is sharing his thoughts on the last episode of “Verses & Flow” that saw acts like Andrew Tyree and performances from the lovely Elle Varner. 

Check out Black Ice’s commentary on this week’s acts in the video above, and be sure to check back next week for more from Black Ice, and tune into TV ONE every Monday for a new episode of “Verses & Flow” at 8pm PST/ 11pm EST.