|Saul Williams Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 11½ in|
|Date of Birth||February 29, 1972|
Saul Williams is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, musician, poet, writer, and actor who is known for providing a beautiful blend to poetry and hip hop. He has released a number of albums, extended plays, compilation albums, and singles such as Amethyst Rock Star, The Inevitable Rise and Liberation of NiggyTardust!, Encrypted & Vulnerable, Real Niggery Volume One, Not in My Name, and The Flaw You Worship.
Saul Stacey Williams
Newburgh, Orange County, New York, United States
Los Angeles, California, United States
Saul Williams studied at Newburgh Free Academy in the city of Newburgh, New York. Later on, he attended the Morehouse College in Atlanta and graduated from there with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Acting and Philosophy.
Then, he got enrolled at New York University‘s Graduate Acting Program at the Tisch School of the Arts and graduated with an MFA in Acting.
Rapper, Singer, Songwriter, Musician, Poet, Writer, Actor
- Father – He is a minister.
- Mother – She is a teacher.
- Siblings – Saul Williams has 2 older siblings.
Saul Williams is represented by Pirates Blend Records.
Hip Hop, Alternative Hip Hop, Experimental Hip Hop, Spoken Word, Poetry
Vocals, Bass Guitar, Guitar, Keyboards, Percussion
American Recordings, Fader Label, Wichita Recordings, Big Dada
5 ft 11½ in or 181.5 cm
74 kg or 163 lbs
Boyfriend / Girlfriend / Spouse
Saul Williams has dated –
- Marcia Jones – He went out with professor and contemporary artist, Marcia Jones, in the past and they parent a daughter named Saturn (b. 1996).
- Fatima Robinson – Williams was also previously involved with popular choreographer Fatima Robinson and their relationship resulted in the birth of a son named Xully.
- Persia White (2003-2009) – He started dating actress and musician, Persia White, in 2003 and the duo married on February 29, 2008 (Williams’ 36th birthday) but separated the following year.
- Anisia Uzeyman (2013-Present)
Race / Ethnicity
- Pierced septum
- Long face
In 2017, Saul Williams appeared in the Macy‘s TV Commercial, ‘Black History Month’.
Saul Williams Favorite Things
- One Of His Favorite Rappers – Young Thug
Source – The Guardian
Saul Williams Facts
- He spent a year living in Brazil as an exchange student from 1988 to 1989.
- Saul Williams practices veganism.
- In 1998, he made his first film appearance in the independent film, Slam, in which he starred alongside Sonja Sohn, Marc Levin, Bonz Malon, and Beau Sia.
- Saul Williams has criticized the War on Terrorism as well as the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
- He released his first studio album, Amethyst Rock Star, in 2001 via American Recordings.
- He has worked alongside several artists like Nas, Erykah Badu, and KRS-One, amongst others.
- Saul Williams has been a supporter of the worldwide Occupy movement against income inequality.
- He has accumulated a decent social media fan base with more than 180k followers on Facebook, more than 150k followers on Instagram, more than 100k followers on Twitter, and more than 25k subscribers on YouTube.
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