Saul Williams



SAUL WILLIAMS (librettist) came to public attention after the release of the internationally acclaimed film Slam (directed by Marc Levin), which he co-wrote and starred in; the film introduced the world to the Slam Poetry movement and won Sundance’s Grand Jury Prize and the Cannes Camera D’Or in 1998. As a musician, Williams has released six albums and toured or collaborated with dozens of artists, including Kanye West, Nas, Janelle Monae, Nine Inch Nails, Rage Against the Machine, The Roots, Mos Def, The Mars Volta, David Cross, Allen Ginsburg, Amiri Baraka, Gil Scott-Heron, José James, Arthur H, Camille, Ayo, TV on the Radio, System of a Down, KRS-One, DJ Krust, DJ Spooky, Cold Cut, Matisyahu, Blackalicious, K’naan, K-OS, and Erykah Badu.