All "Michael K. Williams" stories

Ghostface Killah – “Love Don’t Live Here No More” Video (Feat. Michael K. Williams)

About a week ago, Ghostface Killah released a new album called 36 Seasons, a narrative rap-opera piece about a masked vigilante out for revenge. At the beginning of the story, on the song “Love Don’t Live Here No More,” Ghostface’s character returns to his neighborhood after nine years and tries to pick back up with… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 16, 2014 - 2:50 pm

Hear Michael K. Williams Read A Short Story By Willis Earl Beal

Last week, Willis Earl Beal revealed in a fascinating interview that he would be leaving his label XL and self-releasing music again. His next album sounds pretty exciting, but another briefly mentioned detail in the interview was that Michael K. Williams (best known for playing Omar on The Wire) recently read one of Beal’s short… More »

By: Miles Bowe / June 19, 2014 - 2:26 pm

A$AP Rocky – “Phoenix” Video (Feat. Michael K. Williams)

Michael K. Williams played Omar on The Wire, which will always make him one of the greatest human beings on the planet. He last appeared on Stereogum as the star of MGMT’s vivid and surreal “Cool Song No. 2” clip. Now, he’s added another music video to his resume. He and model Joan Smalls play… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 13, 2013 - 4:57 pm

MGMT – “Cool Song No. 2″ Video (Feat. Michael K. Williams)

Today, MGMT release their messy self-titled third album, and they’ve also got a new video for us. The “Cool Song No. 2″ clip, directed by Isaiah Seret, stars Michael K. Williams — Omar from The Wire! In a bit of a riff on the character that made him famous, Williams plays an absolute badass with… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 17, 2013 - 9:59 am

Omar Little’s “Secret” Madonna Cameo (And A Preview Of “4 Minutes To Save The World”)

Our OnDemand’s been a little wonky the past few weeks so shh nobody say what’s been happening on The Wire since Jimmy’s gone McNutty and started tying red bracelets on corpses. While we’re waiting to get caught up on that and the progress of Omar’s revenge, though, we stumbled across a nugget about Mr. Little… More »

By: Amrit Singh / February 8, 2008 - 1:25 pm