Contributed by AdamBernard:
He’s one of the most accomplished poets of his generation. He’s written books, been published in numerous newspapers and appeared in television and film. So why does Saul Williams have rock star next on his list of goals? On his self titled album Williams lets his soul hang out about everything from his insecurities as a youth to his thoughts on Hip-Hop, but unlike a typical spoken word artist Williams’ production is equally as intense as his lyrics. The final product sounds like a mixture of Jimi Hendrix and Tupac Shakur and is due to bend some minds. Williams recently sat down with ReactMag to speak about the album, where Hip-Hop is headed, and Halle Berry. The most interesting thing of all, however, is that the image of the angry man some people assume him to be is completely backwards. Read more.