Tagged: Saul Williams

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Here’s the First Look at the Tupac-Inspired Musical

Last month, we reported that a Tupac-themed musical was in the works, produced by his mother Afeni Shakur. Now, we have the first look at it via Entertainment Weekly. In the behind-the-scenes clip, the show’s … read more »

POSTED May 11, 2014 1:26PM IN MUSIC, MUSIC NEWS TAGS: ,
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Amiri Baraka: Poet Laureate

Amiri Baraka is the father of bastard literature January 2014: Amiri Baraka, the poet and playwright who gave Black arts a capital B, died today. He was 79. Today, we look back at his life … read more »

POSTED January 9, 2014 6:47PM IN FEATURES Comments (4) TAGS: , , , , ,
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Photos: The FADER FORT Presented by Converse Day 3

The FADER FORT Presented by Converse NYC traveled to Manhattan on Saturday, posting up in an all-windows sunroom overlooking 29th Street. Headliner Travi$ Scott, ever the ball of energy, precariously climbed a lamp; SZA performed … read more »

POSTED October 21, 2013 11:18AM IN Featured - FADERFORT, Fort Photos Comments (2) TAGS: , , , , , , , , , ,
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We’re In This Together: An Oral History of Nine Inch Nails

Fourteen of Trent Reznor’s colleagues retrace his path from college freshman to music industry icon Above: From left, Trent Reznor, Richard Patrick and Chris Vrenna in South Bend, IN, 1989. Photography by Jeffrey Silverthorne. From … read more »

POSTED September 23, 2013 8:15PM IN FEATURES Comments (3) TAGS: , , , , ,
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Behind the Scenes at Saul William’s Back to Blue Campaign For GAP

Last week FADER went behind the scenes to catch up with poet and rapper Saul Williams on the set of his GAP Back To Blue Campaign. Rocking bold jewelry that he’s collected from his many … read more »

POSTED September 9, 2013 10:51AM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,
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NYC: Saul Williams Live at GAP for styld.by

Saul Williams, poet laureate of the hip hop world, is performing at GAP next week, September 5, 6-8pm, 60 West 34th St., NY, NY 10001 at Broadway. It’s a styld.by event presented by GAP and … read more »

POSTED August 27, 2013 12:16PM IN FADER EVENTS TAGS: ,

Saul Williams Kicks Off "The Niggy Tardust Experience"

Afropunk goes arena? read more »

POSTED October 23, 2009 11:12AM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS:

Ad Age Lists Top Ten Songs Used In Commercials

Think your favorite artist is “selling out” when he sells his or her song to an ad on TV? Well, that’s Ad Age‘s bread and butter your messin’ with, so sit back, take the chip off your shoulder and watch what they consider the top 10 song-meets-product commercials of 2008. read more »

POSTED December 15, 2008 7:22PM IN THE TRIPWIRE Comments (3) TAGS: , , , , ,

Saul Williams Defends His Art (And Recommends Some Beach Books)

Having an artist like Saul Williams on FADERLabel means having an artist who will always keep things interesting. If you haven’t yet heard, Saul’s “List of Demands” was used in a recent Nike ad. This, … read more »

POSTED August 12, 2008 4:00PM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS:

Q+A: Chris Edley (Weird Music Video Director)

The talent that brought you the videos for MGMT’s “Time To Pretend” and “Electric Feel” has yet another tripped-out video for eager eyes and ears. With their video for Saul Williams’ “Convict Colony”, co-directors Chris … read more »

POSTED July 16, 2008 7:30PM IN ART+CULTURE INTERVIEWS, MUSIC INTERVIEWS TAGS: ,