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Otep Shamaya To Appear On HBO's Def Poetry Jam

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Otep Shamaya, vocalist for the band OTEP, will appear on Season 5 of HBO's Def Poetry Jam. The new season begins June 10th and will also feature Alicia Keys, Dave Chappelle and favorite poets from past shows.

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1. Rulin Kmadd writes:

What have I said before? It figures since that shiitty band sounds like a cross
between korn and MC Lyte. Absolutely pitiful.

# May 23, 2005 @ 3:38 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. jayne writes:

go Otep! I will definitely watch for you! your poetry and songs are an inspiration.

# May 23, 2005 @ 6:02 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. Andrew writes:

I Can stick some nu metal bands, hell i dont even hate most of them im just not a big fan, but OTEP.........i f***ing hate!!

# May 23, 2005 @ 6:28 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. Krieg writes:

gag me with a f***ing spoon, i hope someone shanks that stupid b**** in the back of the neck.

# May 24, 2005 @ 1:48 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. brokenwings13 writes:

Actually, I'll admit, at first, all I heard was that she would be on HBO, so I the first thing I thought was, "Wow, her and her girlfriend must be on a porno."

# May 24, 2005 @ 1:55 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. ZerO writes:

hahaha.

# May 24, 2005 @ 7:05 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. minerva writes:

No need to critisize other people for your own insecurities. This is completely ridiculous, you people wouldn't know talent and innovation if it was f***ing you up the ass. Forgive my anger but goddamn, at least SOMEONE is trying to make the world a better place.

# May 26, 2005 @ 12:52 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. Frankie Ouroboros writes:

For all of the people that hate Otep..... do u hate her because she speaks the truth of this misogyny ruled world?

# May 26, 2005 @ 4:44 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. Bitch writes:

I just thinks shes sexy

# May 26, 2005 @ 4:46 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. Frankie O writes:

Sexy in a brutal way that makes me want to sell my soul 2 her.

# May 26, 2005 @ 4:47 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. Bitch writes:

you just want to fu.. her.

# May 26, 2005 @ 4:48 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. Frankie O. writes:

not really eye don't fu.. eye'm a virgin.

# May 26, 2005 @ 4:48 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. Frankie writes:

18 and still a virgin..... eye guess ppl just suck

# May 26, 2005 @ 4:49 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. bitch writes:

want 2 lose it 2 me?

# May 26, 2005 @ 4:50 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. Frankie o writes:

eye don't know u

# May 26, 2005 @ 4:50 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. btch writes:

so

# May 26, 2005 @ 4:51 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. Frankie writes:

so eye'm leaving now cause this is making me paranoid

# May 26, 2005 @ 4:51 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. bitch writes:

sorry

# May 26, 2005 @ 4:52 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. Frankie o writes:

well write me if u wanna..... suicidehurts@yahoo.com

# May 26, 2005 @ 4:52 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. Bitch writes:

okay

# May 26, 2005 @ 4:55 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. brokenwings13 writes:

Please. You've just stuck your email on a site full of impersonators, good luck with that. Hell, I might email you, you just never know.

# May 26, 2005 @ 5:44 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. ZerO writes:

brokenwings, you wanna meet me one day? hahaha, ill bring candy...maybe you can help me find my missing poodle.

# May 26, 2005 @ 8:00 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. brokenwings13 writes:

Sicko.

Hahahahaha, just kidding there.

# May 26, 2005 @ 8:08 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. kallie writes:

to all yall haters and discriminators, F*** YOU. otep f***ing rocks! she can sing, she can write, and shes f***ing hot! anywho not the point, her music is just so inspirational and almost an of body expiriance it will change your whole attitude towards things.
---shadow soldier--

# May 27, 2005 @ 4:34 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. suicide writes:

what the h*ll. Why would u say that maybe yall hate the band becaese yall can"t be a poet and a great artis .And besides if yall can, maybe yalls aren"t good enough to be as great as them. Hey and if yall dont mind .Maybe yall need a life to be honest and take a good look inside yall selfs and people like yall i hate more then anything in the world thats why i hate people they make me sick . Otep rocks

# May 27, 2005 @ 11:29 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. brokenwings13 writes:

I never said any of that. Honestly, she has some good poetry.

# May 28, 2005 @ 12:29 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. suicide writes:

Not you brokewings13 all the people who dont like the band at all .

# May 28, 2005 @ 12:58 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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28. ZerO writes:

shes pretty cool. Broken wings, i was serious.
hehe

# May 28, 2005 @ 7:27 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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29. Rulin Kmadd writes:

Please she like the Queen Latifah of metal.
Maybe she'll make a guest appearance on the new Wicked Wisdom cd.(pfft!)

# May 28, 2005 @ 9:01 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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30. BLACKDOG writes:

Another step in the right direction to bring the people together.

# May 28, 2005 @ 10:59 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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31. suicide writes:

hahha ,
what blackdog wow that kinda stupid really . im bored>;.,<; Otep rocks

# May 28, 2005 @ 11:10 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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32. brokenwings13 writes:

ZerO, you are sick. Go lie down

# May 28, 2005 @ 11:28 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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33. BLACKDOG writes:

Do you alway's post in fragmented english ?

# May 28, 2005 @ 11:34 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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34. suicide writes:

umm yeah i guess i do .

# May 29, 2005 @ 12:51 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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35. OTEP IS FUCKING HOT writes:

Well for all you haters I would like to say that she really doesnt care what you guys think of her... she speaks her mind and if you dont like it change the channel and dont buy her CDs... for the people that love her as I do then more power to ya... keep buying her CDs keep going to her concerts... stand up for the girl that all shadow soldiers and serpent grrlz love... peace out yall

# Jun 1, 2005 @ 8:37 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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36. azuramouse writes:

Dang Suicide, I live in Texas and they don't even say ya'll as much as you. Lol

# Jun 1, 2005 @ 9:54 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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37. suicide writes:

ummmmmmm i live in tx dude and Otep is ______ hot dude yeah she is and damn straight o yeah .

# Jun 2, 2005 @ 3:26 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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38. suicide writes:

o yeah forgot to put this hahahhahahhahhahahhahhahhahahhahahahhahahahhahahahhaha. yes long laugh muhahahahaha now a will return to my sex slave

# Jun 2, 2005 @ 3:30 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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39. brokenwings13 writes:

I live in Texas, and I hear that word everyday.

Sometimes I pretend I'm British and act like I'm trying to fit in, I say "Cheerio Y'all!"

# Jun 2, 2005 @ 4:17 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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40. suicide writes:

ummmm dude not cool but there only rezon i say yall is becaese my family saids it so ummm dude not cool

# Jun 2, 2005 @ 7:15 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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41. brokenwings13 writes:

I get looked at weird for that, but I guess you think it's weird too.

Obviously you are someone who has never experienced the wonder of British comedy.

Monty Python's Flying Circus was a f***ing genius show.

# Jun 2, 2005 @ 9:18 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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42. Otep is a freakin hot bitch writes:

I want her to dominate me

# Jun 3, 2005 @ 9:37 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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43. suicide writes:

i dont think its wierd i think its stupid . and plaese spare me that .Otep fules

# Jun 4, 2005 @ 12:37 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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44. brokenwings13 writes:

Still, you could appreciate the finer art of comedy.

Everyone thinks us Americans are funny with our dirty "Three hookers walk into a bar..." jokes, the truth is, most people find that repulsive, whereas British comedians, whilst having jokes like that as well, put a different spin on it.

They find funniness in everyday things, I guess it comes from living on a tiny island.

# Jun 4, 2005 @ 2:49 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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45. suicide writes:

dude i dont joke around . and maybe you should stop and think and is your proble in lise making fun of british people.-jerk- Otep rules and bite me

# Jun 5, 2005 @ 3:30 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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46. brokenwing13 writes:

I would respond to that but I haven't a clue what the hell you put there.

# Jun 5, 2005 @ 4:20 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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47. pfffffft writes:

im so sick of the gay jokes...get a life. name a band u like(otep haters) and im sure we could find a dozen ways to pick them apart..no ones perfect.

ss4L

# Jun 9, 2005 @ 10:51 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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48. KurtCobain writes:

Who was the dumb f***er who said otep sounds like korn crossed with mc lyte? Whoever it was is way the f*** off and must have no ear for music

# Jun 9, 2005 @ 1:13 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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49. TWIZTED writes:

AL U MOTHER FUKERS NEED TO CHILL, i WILL NOT SPEEK FOR OTEP, but in my opinion she probably dosent give a fuk what u think, all U are doing is fueling her rAGE and as far as i see it, the wurld is seperated into two sections enemies and allies; enemies being the wons who like OTEP and me, and if u cant figure what an ally is, go fuk yourself xx

# Jun 13, 2005 @ 11:51 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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50. TWIZTED writes:

thats dont like OTEP and me, my computer gets way to fuking kokie

# Jun 13, 2005 @ 11:53 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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51. leo writes:

I wrote Otep once in e-mail because I was in love with her, and what did that get me.
Nothing!
f*** Otep.
If she can't answer one marriage proposal from a 14 year old, then what kind of musician is she really?
Taking her musical talent for what it's worth, she should've had time to answer me.
b****.

# Jun 13, 2005 @ 11:59 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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52. TWIZTED writes:

Whell MOTHer fuKer maybe shes just not going to play ur stupid immature 14 year old games you fa**ot little bicht, how queer r u ur skreen name is fuking "leo" ur 1 dumb mother fuKer HI MY KNAME IS LEO and I CHUGG THE KOK MY NUMBER IS 654-I SUCK DIK!

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53. TWIZTED writes:

PS.b****

# Jun 13, 2005 @ 4:42 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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54. BLACKDOG writes:

You proposed maraige and expected a response .... and your angry because you got no response ? Uhh ... okeydokey.

# Jun 13, 2005 @ 5:58 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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55. pariah writes:

Otep's no damn poet! She's just some overly-praised dike with an ENORMOUS ego, who thinks she scares people with her stupid poems and childish artwork. I'm a better poet than that stupid c*** will ever be, (or even dream of being) and I've been writing for only three years! And besides, most of the neanderthals on the Def Poetry Jam stage are just rappers and criminals anyway. Also, the only reason her fans like her is because her stupid band sounds like Korn, Slitcock, and every other sh**ty jump-core band that's played Ozzfest in the past few years; nobody's reading her damn lyrics except critics!

# Jun 16, 2005 @ 11:20 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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56. suicide writes:

leo wow you are really stupid umm maybe you can think that shes busy and umm your just mad that she didnt right back and even if she did welll shes to old for you . so hahahhahahhaha . and pariah ummmm dude chill really rught now as im writeing this im really dizzy and weak right now so im not going to be that mean but umm plaese if you can"t say anything good about Otep then dont say anyhting really .

# Jun 21, 2005 @ 6:02 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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57. renee writes:

please people there is no need to critisize anyone especially if its OTEP she is the only artist that speaks truth (in my opinion) a lot of her matirial actually comes stright from her personal diaries a lot has to do with her past and she uses her art and music to purg it ...i think it takes a pretty powerful pearson to do that what she sings about politics ect. thats her opinions and beleive it or not a lot of people would agree with her on most points (i do) so just because you don't agree with things she does or says do not critisize or wish death upon her also she is a very bussy peorson like most artist so don't be p***ed because she does not return an e-mail especially if you are 14 and proposing yeah shes hot but her music is real and that is what you should be in love with if you have never really listened to her words i encourage you to they are pretty powerful some might even bring tears to your eyes and alot of you might even be able to relate to some of what she says the "house of secrets" is really emotional......do not critisize her for expressing herself ... how would you feel if someone said some of the things people have said about her ..about you after you put your heart and soul into your work? think about it before you say anything mean about anyone!

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58. mandi writes:

hi renee

# Jun 22, 2005 @ 12:08 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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59. renee writes:

hi mandi i love you!

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