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  1. On the Culture Front: Music from the Underground, Part 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | Switched

    Bay Area musician and activist Tyson Amir has distilled a powerful essay's worth of ideas on race and culture into a four-minute spoken word poem that brings to mind the angry power of Beat Generation poet Alan Ginsberg and contemporary musician Saul Williams. Like many artists with activists souls, dating at least back to Paul Robeson, Amir believes in art as a tool for social change.


  2. Items Tagged Philadelphia: Anti-matter and inexpensive eyewearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    ... in the hook on "OG Status": "Everybody bendin' hoping that they don't break." Musically, it's in the vein of Saul Williams' post-industrial tapestries of rhyme mixed with a bit of Death Grips and Yeezus for good measure. This lo-fi home recording ...


  3. Macya s Celebrates Black Art, Expression and Culture During Black History MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | Business Wire

    Acclaimed rapper, spoken-word poet, actor and activist Saul Williams serves as the national ambassador for Macy's Black History Month celebration. )--This February, Macy's celebrates Black History Month by welcoming a host of stars from a variety of fields including fine art, music, literature, the culinary arts, and spoken word.


  4. George Watsky Transforms Slam Poetry into Music and TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2016 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... in the small, tight-knit spoken word community. He's won numerous awards, and befriended lyricists like Saul Williams, "Hamilton" star Daveed Diggs, and its creator, Lin-Manuel Miranda. Watsky contributed his lyrical dexterity to "An Open Letter," a ...


  5. 12 must-see concerts in Toronto this DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | BlogTO

    ... Red have hit it right on the money with the recently released We Are the Halluci Nation. Check them out with Saul Williams at the Phoenix. The locally bred fun-punks are back for more in honour of the oh-so-upliftingly titled The Dream is Over, ...


  6. A Thanksgiving protest playlistRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2016 |

    ... represents the indigenous Finno-Ugric people of the SA pmi Arctic region, to the American spoken word artist Saul Williams, to the Canadian Inuit throat singer Tanya Tagaq. Native North America Vol. 1: Aboriginal Folk, Rock, and Country 1966-1985 ...


  7. Revealing the Unexpected Link Between Performance Poet Saul Williams and Avant-Garde Classical MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | Independent Weekly

    ... piece that's a hefty, serious work," Lowrie says. Strangely enough, the Mivos Quartet's path to playing with Saul Williams also goes through Lachenmann. In 2012, they were in England, working with the acclaimed Arditti Quartet on that same ...


  8. UT to Host Black Matters Conference Social justice activist Angela Davis will deliver closing keynoteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2016 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... in Ferguson, Miss., in 2014, sparking a national discussion on police brutality. Spoken word poet and actor Saul Williams ( Slam ) will deliver Thursday evening's keynote address. Friday's closing keynote will be given by civil rights icon and ...


  9. Saul Williams: Tiny Desk ConcertRead the original story

    Sep 15, 2016 | National Public Radio

    In terms of sheer intensity, Saul Williams ' Tiny Desk concert may be the most potent in our eight-year history. Only Kate Tempest comes to mind as its equal, which makes sense given that both mix music with bracing, truthful poetry.


  10. Acclaimed hip-hop poet Saul Williams to performRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2016 | The Chronicle

    If you have never heard the name Saul Williams, you have been missing out on one of the most important legacies in the history of modern art. From Jimi Hendrix to Rage Against the Machine, from Public Enemy to N.W.A., the list of discontented artists seeking social justice through self-expression includes many names that stand out as figureheads of generations.


  11. A Tribe Called Red combats ignorance on the dance floorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2015 | Westender

    ... prominent guest contributors, including indigenous artists from around the world and rap artists like Shad and Saul Williams. Yasiin Bey (AKA Mos Def) spits incendiary verses on the juggernaut single "R.E.D.," which mixes traditional chants with a ...


  12. What's going on Wednesday?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2016 | Brooklynvegan

    ... speaking, their new album has put them back in the spotlight more than they've been since their prime era. Saul Williams, Kimberly Nichole @ Marcus Garvey Park Spoken word artist/rapper/singer Saul Williams returned earlier this year with ...


  13. Geeked Up: Not-So-Young Heart Runs FreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2016 | MTV

    ... Tate is also one of the premier poets of the hip-hop generation - respect to Paul Beatty, Jessica Care Moore, Saul Williams, Kush Thompson, Safia Elhillo, MTV News columnist Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib, and scads of others - if only for his ruthlessly ...


  14. The Time-Traversing Sound of Oakland's Black SpiritualsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2016 | KQED

    ... experience Trammell calls "spectacular.") One enthusiast of Black Spirituals is celebrated spoken-word artist Saul Williams , who was so struck by his collaboration with the group last year that he opted for a repeat performance at Berkeley's ...


  15. Last Poet Standing III Featured by 'The Signature: a Poetic Medley Show'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2016 |

    ... the globe from England to South Africa and shared stages with India Arie , Mos Def , Nikki Giovanni , and Saul Williams , among others. Founder of the Philadelphia Youth Poetry Movement (featured on the HBO program "Brave New Voices"), Greg is a ...


  16. Fundraiser set for Coach Rod SheridanRead the original story

    Jul 10, 2016 | Observer

    ... Pete Yorn, Sixpence None The Richer, Kellie Pickler, K-Flay, Robert Randolph and the Family Band, Tonic, Saul Williams, Immortal Technique and Pete Rock. The event is free to the public, with music starting at 7 p.m. Doors will open at 6, and under ...


  17. On air next: Blood Orange, clipping. and ColderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | Colorado Daily

    ... social consciousness throughout the record's 58 minutes. The new record from Blood Orange is more akin to a Saul Williams or Kendrick Lamar release than a soulless popular record. We'll be playing it all month here at Radio 1190. "Wriggle," the new ...


  18. Spoken Word Legend Saul Williams on Poetry, Art & ResistanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2016 | Democracy Now

    ... Tupac Shakur. His new album is MartyrLoserKing . In an extended interview, world-renowned spoken word artist Saul Williams discusses his career of mixing poetry, music and acting; reads some of his poetry; talks about how he became an activist; and ...


  19. Saul WilliamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | This Is Leicestershire

    Inspired by the digital dialogue between the first and third worlds, and the global street sounds that connect the two, Saul Williams' sixth album Martyr Loser King is global in both scope and ambition.


  20. Saul WilliamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | This Is Leicestershire

    Inspired by the digital dialogue between the first and third worlds, and the global street sounds that connect the two, Saul Williams' sixth album Martyr Loser King is global in both scope and ambition.