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  1. Sunday, Aug. 9: The Rap Contest presented by SellassieRead the original story

    Friday Jul 24 | The Brooklyn Paper

    ... be in the history books, not the pop charts." Sellassie has shared the stage with many great artists; Rakim, Saul Williams, KRS-One, The Goodie Mob, Mos Def, Sly and Robbie, Vieux Farka Toure, dead prez, Redman and Method Man, Michael Franti and ...

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  2. Chace Morris Read MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Metro Times

    ... in Detroit," and has read alongside such artists as the U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Tretheway, Talib Kweli, and Saul Williams. He's also a member of the excellent hip-hop collective Cold Men Young and a writer in residence with the InsideOut Literary ...

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  3. What We Were Listening To In May 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | Monsters and Critics

    ... list by our music team, Kieran MacIntyre (editor), Bella Elbaum, Anthony Augello and Ethan Goodman. This Saul Williams song is undeniably amazing. It hits you over the head hard with a heavy beat as a Saul Williams lyrics perfectly express the ...

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  4. Lyricist Thelonious Love releases timely EP, No Other Love AliveRead the original story

    May 7, 2015 | PRLog US Entertainment

    PRLog - May 7, 2015 - LOS ANGELES -- Emerging Austin-based lyricist, Thelonious Love has announced the release of his debut EP titled, No Other Love Alive . A timely project that includes his increasingly popular single, "Though They Try," featuring Star Amerasu, the record is a call to action to live better, recalling images of Malcolm X. With nineties hip hop stirred into Theo's larger worldview, his lyrical messages are reminiscent of Saul Williams, Andre 3000 and Common.

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  5. Saul Williams is Ready to 'Tear the Roof Off' with MartyrLoserKingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | The Village Voice

    Over the past two years, while living in Paris and traveling abroad in volatile, poverty-stricken countries like Senegal and Haiti, Saul Williams began to see a recurring pattern that proved both troubling and equally inspiring: Everyday citizens, increasingly marginalized by their respective governments and law enforcement, were taking to the streets to make their voices heard. Even months before a slew of violent run-ins between African-American males and law enforcement made international headlines - most notably in Ferguson, Missouri, New York, South Carolina and Baltimore - the acclaimed poet, MC and activist felt compelled to lend his voice to the growing conversation around promoting change.

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  6. The top 10 shows around Philly this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | Philadelphia Weekly

    ... of three blazing back-to-back bookings in the 'burbs: Saturday's the Everyone Orchestra, and Sunday boasts Saul Williams. ardmoremusic.com 6 Emily Kinney + Dylan Gardner + Adam Tressler May 8 at Milkboy Philly. The Walking Dead ...

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  7. Friday music picks: Saul Williams, SleepRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | Austin American Statesman

    Saul Williams at Red 7. A word warrior to the core, slam poet Williams always hits the stage packing an arsenal of activist lyricism. He's a Nuyorican Poets Cafe alum who played the lead in the 1998 movie "Slam" and recently completed a run playing Tupac in the Broadway musical "Holler if You Hear Me."

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  8. Saul Williams Performed Better Than The Crowd Acted at Club Red Last NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | Phoenix New Times

    Expectations can pollute an experience, but you'd assume a Saul Williams show would incorporate spoken word, hip-hop, and theater, the trifecta the New York rapper is known for. In this regard, Williams did not disappoint when he performed at Club Red on a Tuesday night in Mesa.

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  9. The Best Concerts to See in L.A. This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | LA Weekly

    Saul Williams THE ROXY Saul Williams belies the notion that poetry is supposed to be pretty and escapist. Instead, the New York performer uses the bold, fearless power of spoken word to pump up his musical collaborations on such albums as 2003's politically defiant Not in My Name , on which he remade the Pledge of Allegiance into an anti-racist, anti-war prayer for social justice.

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  10. Picks the Breakout Performances of the 2014-15 Broadway SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | Playbill

    ... at the season and chose a handful of Broadway breakout performances. Slam poet, actor, singer and musician Saul Williams made his Broadway debut as John, the character at the center of the Tupac Shakur-scored musical Holler If Ya Hear Me . "I'm such ...

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  11. Saul Williams, Sons of an Illustrious FatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | LA Weekly

    Saul Williams belies the notion that poetry is supposed to be pretty and escapist. Instead, the New York performer uses the bold, fearless power of spoken word to pump up his musical collaborations on such albums as 2003's politically defiant Not in My Name , on which he remade the Pledge of Allegiance into an anti-racist, anti-war prayer for social justice.

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  12. Tonight in Music: Sylvan Esso, José González, Death Valley Girls & MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | The Pordland Mercury

    ... promises the same level of quality from the songwriter's upcoming LP, predictably titled MCIII . MORGAN TROPER SAUL WILLIAMS, SONS OF AN ILLUSTRIOUS FATHER ( Star Theater , 13 NW 6th) Since first earning national attention with his breakout role in ...

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  13. Q&A: Saul Williams Talks SubversivenessRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2015 | Phoenix New Times

    ... arts, police brutality and Williams' upcoming fourth album, Martyr Loser King , about a hacker from Burundi. Saul Williams: I did, I lived there when I was 16. I was an exchange student. But actually, I didn't go to school when I was there because ...

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  14. The 10 Best Concerts in St. Louis This Weekend: April 17-19Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | River Front Times

    ... We Are Hex provides a rumbling, dissonant rock that really begs the question: "How do we dance to this?" $20 Saul Williams is an absolute force of nature. His singular take on spoken word brings out the sheer power of the human voice, blending ...

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  15. Saul Williams, legendary slam poet and performer, is returning to PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2012 | The Oregonian

    "Who I am and what I do seems to vary by mod, mood, and mode of expression," Saul Williams writes. "I write.

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  16. Aesthetically ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Insight News

    ... Father and Haleek Maul, Minnesota welcomes back this generation's most recognized performance poet, Saul Williams. Williams is currently on the Martyr Loser Kingdom tour in promotion of his new LP. Been itching to wear that stunning dress that's ...

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  17. Poet Aja Monet to Perform at Ramapo College for Women's History Month March 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... published her first book of poetry, "The Black Unicorn Sings," and collaborated in 2012 with poet/musician Saul Williams on "Chorus: A Literary Mixtape." She released a new music EP entitled "Courage" in 2014 and a video, "Be Brave," earlier this ...

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  18. Saul Williams - All Coltrane Solos at OnceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | AllHipHop.com

    Saul Williams has been known to blow minds creatively, but he is taking it to new heights with his new song "All Coltrane Solos At Once." Saul, a slam poet master, weaves a web that sews hip-hop and poetry together in a way that amazes the eccentric ear.

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  19. What's going on Friday? (The Sidekicks, Sylvan Esso, Sufjan Stevens,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Brooklynvegan

    ... year, and the Dino Jr/Superchunk-y Adult Dude are always a good local band to catch as well. Dragons of Zynth, Saul Williams, Tamar-Kali, Garland Jeffreys @ Highline Ballroom This is The Black Rock Coalition's "Million Man Mosh 3," with a wide ...

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  20. Tupac's personal possessions to go on display at the Grammy MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2015 | NME

    ... er If Ya Hear Me , opened last year in New York at the city's Palace Theatre. Musician, poet, actor and writer Saul Williams lead the cast of the non-biographical play, which closed after a month following poor ticket sales.

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