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  1. Track of the Day: 'Big Girl (You Are Beautiful)'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | The Atlantic

    ... is nothing better than the track that just cracks you up. Pure joy. The most under-appreciated running song is Saul Williams 's version of "Sunday Bloody Sunday." It's the same great, recognizable drum as the U2 version, but with a much harder, more ...

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  2. ListenUp: Yeasayer: I Am ChemistryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | Cool Hunting

    ... Biking through the streets of Brooklyn... Activist, artist, actor, poet and all-around Renaissance man Saul Williams won't rest until the world is free. Creating music to march to, his newest track "The Noise Comes From Here" channels the energy of ...

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  3. Track of the Day: 'Florida'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | The Atlantic

    ... is nothing better than the track that just cracks you up. Pure joy. The most under-appreciated running song is Saul Williams 's version of "Sunday Bloody Sunday." It's the same great, recognizable drum as the U2 version, but with a much harder, more ...

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  4. ListenUp: RJD2: Peace Of WhatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | Cool Hunting

    ... Biking through the streets of Brooklyn... Activist, artist, actor, poet and all-around Renaissance man Saul Williams won't rest until the world is free. Creating music to march to, his newest track "The Noise Comes From Here" channels the energy of ...

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  5. Track of the Day: 'MmmBop'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | The Atlantic

    ... is nothing better than the track that just cracks you up. Pure joy. The most under-appreciated running song is Saul Williams 's version of "Sunday Bloody Sunday." It's the same great, recognizable drum as the U2 version, but with a much harder, more ...

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  6. Poet Saul Williams Takes it UndergroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | Press-Telegram

    Saul Williams first made a name for himself as a master of slam poetry when he won the Nuyorican Poets Cafe Grand Slam Championship in 1996. He followed that with several acclaimed poetry books and an acting and musical career that has included roles in such movies as the 1998 film “Slam!” and performances with artists Nas, the Fugees, Nine Inch Nails and the Mars Volta.

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  7. Saul Williams spins wisdom in wordRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2015 | Canada.com

    American poet, hip-hop artist and author Saul Williams is opening for k-os at the Commodore Ballroom on Dec. 9. In a scene reminiscent of the recent landscapes splattered all over North American media, black people are rounded up and arrested for voicing their right to obtain equal respect. The event of Williams' parents being arrested is one the acclaimed poet, author, musician and actor recently revisited in the opening pages of his latest book, US , which captures Williams' thoughts and visions about the country he had left to live in Paris for several years before returning to New York City in 2013.

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  8. Podcast: Spoken word artist and musician Saul Williams talks to Francois MarchandRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | Canada.com

    He came to prominence appearing in the movie Slam, independent director Marc Levin's critically acclaimed spoken word poetry drama that won the Grand Jury Prize for Dramatic Film at the 1998 Sundance Film Festival. While he continued acting in film and publishing books as well as appearing in a musical about Tupac Shakur , Williams applied his versatile word skills to music, releasing four albums in the '00s, including the Trent Reznor-produced The Inevitable Rise and Liberation of Niggy Tardust.

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  9. "Angelbert Metoyer: Life Machine" at the Canopy For this Co-Lab...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2015 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... exhibitions at Miami's Art Basel and the Dactyl Foundation, as well as collaborations with contemporary poet Saul Williams and hip-hop artist Mike Ladd but now Metoyer is back in his home state, with work in two local shows running concurrently: the ...

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  10. 12 on Tuesday: Rev. David HartRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2015 | Channel3000

    ... critically. For hip hop cats, there are rappers, and there are emcees. My top five emcees are: Rakim Allah, Saul Williams, Mos Def, KRS-1, and a three-way tie between Eminem, BIG, and 'Hova. Cannibus and Wyclef get honorable mention. All of these ...

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  11. Saul Williams: The GeneratorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2015 | AllHipHop.com

    ... move an artist can make in their career is to die a sudden death. A decade later, as poet/rapper/actor/writer Saul Williams embarks on his own travels from Illinois to Ohio to Georgia to Tennessee to Hungary to Switzerland to France to Germany to ...

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  12. Q&A: Haytham Abdulhadi, Curator of the Daze of the Dead FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2015 | Willamette Week

    ... allowed us to include, in the spirit of Halloween. It's just silliness. It makes no sense. Last year, we had Saul Williams, and a lot of his fans were getting upset that he was being associated with all these artists. I had Idi Amin on the poster ...

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  13. American in Paris: Saul Williams critiques his home country from the outside looking inRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... one John Howard Griffin chronicled in "Black Like Me." There's an easier way to do this, says poet and rapper Saul Williams. If you want to know, as a black American, what white privilege feels like, you needn't endure the laborious process of ...

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  14. Oakland's Black Spirituals is a headliner at Matatu Festival of StoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2015 | San Francisco Bay View

    One of the most interesting musical formations of an African aesthetic that I have come across has to be the Black Spirituals. Influenced by Punk, Free Jazz, Reggae and other genres, this improvisation-based group is receiving top billin' at the upcoming Matatu Festival of Stories this week, alongside musician-producer Shafiq Husayn, Richmond spoken word artist Donte Clark and the legendary wordsmith Saul Williams.

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  15. Rapper reflects on being 'dark-skinned' in AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2015 | CNN

    ... Few have tackled the intersection of identity and expression quite like New York rapper, actor and poet Saul Williams, who has been dubbed "the poet laureate of hip-hop." Williams was confronted with identity in high school, when he went by his ...

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  16. Visual artist Mahader Tesfai takes center stage in the TownRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2015 | San Francisco Bay View

    Eritrean born and Oakland raised visual artist Mahader Tesfai has been making a considerable amount of noise around the Town lately, first with his 80 piece installation at the Omi Gallery in downtown Oakland, then by becoming the artistic director of the Matatu Festival of Stories, which is happening next week and features the likes of spoken word artist Saul Williams, world class Hip Hop chef Bryant Terry and Los Angeles musician Shafiq Husayn. Mahader, who I've known for many years, sat down wit' me exclusively to talk about Black African art in the Tech Era coming out of Oakland.

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  17. Horn of the Clock-Bike - Single - Saul WilliamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2015 | Watersblogged

    We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. To preview and buy music from Horn of the Clock-Bike - Single by Saul Williams, download iTunes now.

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  18. Got Writer's Block? Better Call Saul, The Hip-Hop PoetRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2015 | MTV

    When most of us talked about the Drake versus Meek Mill beef with our friends, we looked at it in generally the same way: Who won? What song was the best? Which memes were the funniest? What will it mean for each of their careers? Are Meek's claims about Drake even true, and if so - do we care? But Saul Williams , a veteran poet, actor and musician who's appeared everywhere from "Def Poetry Jam" to "Girlfriends" to Broadway in a 2Pac-inspired musical, approaches it through a different lens.

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  19. Rapper reflects on being 'dark-skinned' in AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2015 | CNN

    ... Few have tackled the intersection of identity and expression quite like New York rapper, actor and poet Saul Williams, who has been dubbed "the poet laureate of hip-hop." Williams was confronted with identity in high school, when he went by his ...

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  20. Tumi Molekane: The return of the kingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2015 | Mail & Guardian

    ... its own variations and few diversions. Even with a diverse guest list of artists spread across all genres (Saul Williams, Simphiwe Dana, and Fredy Massamba among others), the album treats itself like a monolithic body of work. Molekane's genius as ...

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