Saul Williams Biography
(Singer, Musician, Poet)
Birthday: February 29, 1972 (Pisces)
Born In: Newburgh, New York, USA
Saul Williams is a man of many talents. A poet, writer and actor, he is undoubtedly an extremely gifted person. He realized very early in life that performing arts was his calling and so he fine-turned his education accordingly. He came to be noticed first as a poet, and then went on to act in movies. He collaborated with many popular hip-hop musicians, writing lyrics for their albums and accompanying them on tours. Soon, he was making his own music. The lyrics of his music were based on poetry written by him. Thus, he was able to bring about a union of two art forms never attempted before. His works are thought provoking and deal specifically with the life of African-Americans. He is true to himself and whatever he creates is invariably original and soulful. He is open to international influence and has collaborated with musicians from India, Mali, Turkey, Senegal and Congo and as a result, he has given a refreshing angle to contemporary music. Like many other musicians, he has relied on the internet to make his music available. He has put his celebrity status to good use, championing many causes close to his heart especially raising his voice against the war on terrorism and joining in efforts for socio-economic equality.