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SAUL WILLIAMS HIGHLIGHTS: • Starred in Sundance Award winning independent film, 'Slam', directed by Marc Levin • Lead actor in Holler If Ya Hear Me, the 2014 Tupac Shakur-inspired Broadway musical, directed by Kenny Leon • Has performed in over 30 countries including South Africa, Swaziland, Colombia, Brazil, Jamaica, Japan, Haiti and throughout Europe • Performed at reputable venues worldwide including Sydney Opera House (Sydney Arts Festival), The Louvre, Lincoln Center, MOMA (NY, Boston, Chicago, LA, Barcelona, Stockholm), MOCA, The Whitney Museum, The Getty Centre • Co-writer and star of Slam (1998) which won Grand Jury Prize (Sundance Film Festival) and Camera D’Or (Cannes Film Festival) • Lectured at over 300 Universities including Yale, Georgetown, Stanford, Harvard and Morehouse College, his alma mater. • Saul Williams named one of top 10 albums of 2004 by Rolling Stone Magazine • ,said the shotgun to the head & The Dead Emcees Scroll transcribed for symphonies by Swiss composer Thomas Kessler and performed in Berlin, Stuttgart, Vienna, Cologne and Oslo by National Philharmonic • Starred in Alain Gomis film, Aujourd’hui, premiering at the Berlin Film Festival • Collaborations include: Trent Reznor, Zack de la Rocha, Nas, Janelle Monae, KRS ONE, Sage Francis, Will Oldham, Buckethead, Serj Tankian • Invited to poetry reading at Michelle Obama’s first poetry reading at The White House • Tour support for Rage Against The Machine, Nine Inch Nails, Nas, The Mars Volta, System Of A Down, Les Claypool, My Morning Jacket, Gil Scott Heron, De La Soul

WATCH: NPR Tiny Desk Under Armour with Misty Copeland "DNA" and "Coded Language" live in Toronto (Southern Souls) Full set @ Afropunk 2013 "Banged and Blown Through" live w. Nine Inch Nails CBC Q how-togive-your-life-while-you-re-alive-1.3325934 CNN Strombo Show Sway in The Morning

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PRESS "Few have tackled the intersection of identity and expression quite like New York rapper, actor and poet Saul Williams" – CNN “A profound poet who inspires us.” – Russell Simmons “Saul is every kind of great artist combined into one.” – Nas “One of the most inspiring voices in American hip hop.”– Trent Reznor, Nine Inch Nails

TEAM: Mgmt: Dave Guenette @ Pirates Blend Music Agent: Julien Paquin @ Paquin Artists Agency (NA) / Valerie Malot - 3D Family (UK/EU) Literary Agent: Charlotte Gusay @ The Charlotte Gusay Literary Agency Acting Agent: Scott Metzger @ Paradigm Agency Publicity: Kathryn Frazier @ Biz 3


Saul Williams - PR Sheet  

Saul Williams - PR Sheet