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Ugly Beauty

Ugly Beauty: The Month In Jazz – February 2018

This time last year, I read Bob Porter's Soul Jazz, a really interesting book that provided a kind of alternate history of jazz from the…
Phil Freeman | February 23, 2018 - 9:09 am

2016 In Review

Stereogum’s 100 Favorite Songs Of 2016

Is anything more personal than a favorite song? Even with our thinking caps on, we all experience music through unrelentingly individual ears. When evaluating entire…
Stereogum | December 6, 2016 - 10:00 am

We Got The Tweet

We Got The Tweet: The Week’s 50 Best Rock Star Twitters

Microblogging service Twitter has signed up countless celebrities in recent months, and among them are some of our favorite musical artists: Trent Reznor! Colin Meloy!
Scott Lapatine | March 23, 2009 - 9:26 pm

More Saul Williams stories

The Kills – “List Of Demands (Reparations)” Video

Back in 2016, the Kills returned with their first new album in five years, Ash & Ice. They've been pretty active since then, and today…
James Rettig | March 1, 2018 - 2:08 pm

Vic Mensa – “Wings” (Feat. Pharrell Williams & Saul Williams)

Last month, Vic Mensa released The Manuscript, a four-track EP that was meant to serve as a teaser for his long-in-the-works debut album. Earlier this…
James Rettig | July 14, 2017 - 12:01 am

5 Memorable Moments From Afropunk Brooklyn 2016

Afropunk is beautiful black weirdness, a huge celebration of black creativity that assembles some of the best crowds I have had a privilege of being…
Collin Robinson | August 29, 2016 - 3:24 pm

The 50 Best Albums Of 2016 So Far

Veep, quite possibly the best show on TV right now, depicts a culture of Washington aides chained to their phones, sent scrambling to come up…
Stereogum | June 15, 2016 - 10:30 am

Saul Williams – “Down For Some Ignorance” Video

Saul Williams' last video saw him walking barefoot through the streets of Ferguson, MO, and his next visual continues that politically charged angle, this time…
James Rettig | March 23, 2016 - 4:27 pm

Saul Williams – “The Noise Came From Here” Video

The inimitable Saul Williams just released a video for "The Noise Came From Here," a single off of his recent album MartyrLoserKing. In the clip,…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 22, 2016 - 10:49 am

Stream Saul Williams MartyrLoserKing

Saul Williams played the lead in Slam, the only sports movie ever made about slam poetry, and in Holler If You Hear Me, the only…
Tom Breihan | January 21, 2016 - 11:37 am

Saul Williams – “Think Like They Book Say”

The oh-so-versatile slam poet/actor/musician Saul Williams has been revving up to release his new album MartyrLoserKing for quite some time now. He already released three…
Collin Robinson | January 14, 2016 - 12:21 pm

Saul Williams – “The Noise Came From Here”

For a while now, Saul Williams, once the public face of slam poetry, has been at work on a new album called MartyrLoserKing, which he…
Tom Breihan | December 11, 2015 - 12:34 pm

Saul Williams – “Horn Of The Clock-Bike” (Stereogum Premiere)

Saul Williams has always been one of the hardest-to-define artists in music, partially because of his fondness for skirting genre conventions and partially because of…
Chris DeVille | September 15, 2015 - 10:02 am

Haleek Maul – “Money God” Video

Haleek Maul's long-awaited mixtape Prince Midas will be out soon, and in anticipation, he's dropped the "Money God" video. The Barbadian rapper teams once again…
Caitlin White | July 10, 2015 - 1:32 pm

Saul Williams – “Burundi” (Feat. Warpaint’s Emily Kokal) Video

Saul Williams is a musician who has done everything from work with Trent Reznor to star as Tupac Shakur on Broadway. Listening to "Burundi," it…
Caitlin White | June 10, 2015 - 12:26 pm

Saul Williams – “Burundi” (Feat. Warpaint’s Emily Kokal)

Saul Williams has led a fascinating career. He's been a champion slam poet, a Trent Reznor collaborator, and, most recently, the star of a Tupac-themed…
Tom Breihan | April 21, 2015 - 11:17 am
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