WorldCat Identities

Williams, Saul

Works: 89 works in 204 publications in 4 languages and 4,851 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Poetry  Documentary films  Musical films  Nonfiction films  Film and video adaptations  Music  Science fiction films  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Actor, Interviewee, Singer, Performer, Composer, Lyricist, Scenarist, Instrumentalist, Speaker, Other
Classifications: PS3573.I455457, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Saul Williams
K-PAX by Iain Softley( Visual )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychiatrist begins treating a patient who claims to be an alien from the distant planet of K-PAX
Slamnation the sport of spoken word( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before Russell Simmons' Def Poety Jam, Slamnation captured the cutthroat world of spoken-word poetry. The film follows Saul Williams and three other top poets as they make their way to the National Poetry Slam, the Super Bowl of poetry
Slam by Marc Levin( Visual )

20 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trapped in Dodge City, a drug-infested war zone in southeast Washington, D.C., Ray Joshua gets caught up in a drug deal gone bad and is sucked into the criminal justice system. In jail he finds truth in himself and his craft through Lauren Bell, a beautiful and charismatic writing teacher who leads him to the path of salvation. Using his talent for poetic rap, Ray learns to survive and rise above the pain of his lost generation.--From publisher description
The dead emcee scrolls : the lost teachings of hip-hop and connected writings by Saul Williams( Book )

6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of darkly humorous poetic works that encompass a man's discovery of an ancient scroll hidden beneath a graffiti masterpiece in an abandoned subway line, a finding that gives way to a surprising message
Copyright criminals( Visual )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As hip-hop rose from the streets of New York to become a multibillion-dollar industry, artists such as Public Enemy and De La Soul began reusing portions of previously recorded music for their songs. But when record company lawyers got involved, everything changed. Years before people started downloading and remixing music, hip-hop sampling sparked a debate about copyright, creativity, and technological change that still rages today
Said the shotgun to the head by Saul Williams( Book )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Here is the account of a man so ravished by a kiss that it distorts his highest and lowest frequencies of understanding into an Incongruent mean of babble and brilliance ..."--Publisher's description
Downtown 81 by Edo Bertoglio( Visual )

6 editions published between 1981 and 2002 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fashion-photographer Bertoglio's portrait of the New York art scene circa 1981. The main focus is the provocative 19-year-old artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, already known for his excursions into street graffiti art and pioneering electro-beat. Shot as "New York Beat" in 1980-81 but completed for release nearly 20 years later when archival footage thought to have been lost was recovered. Many of the film's original sound elements were lost during the 20 years it spent in limbo, so much of the dialogue has been re-dubbed
S [square root] he by Saul Williams( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hailed as "a dreadlocked dervish of words...the Bob Marley of American poets" (Esquire), Saul Williams is a gifted young poet who is opening up this literary art form to a new generation of readers. Like his writing -- a fearless mix of connecting rhythms and vibrant images -- Saul Williams is unstoppable. He received raves for his performance as an imprisoned street poet in the Trimark Pictures release Slam, winner of the Camera d'Or at Cannes and the Grand Jury prize at the 1998 Sundance Film Festival. The consummate spoken-word performance artist, Williams has also been signed by producer Rick Rubin to record a CD of his poetry. She is a fascinating and unique collection of interconnected poems by this multi-talented star -- and marks the beginning of an incredible and totally original artistic career
", said the shotgun to the head" : Drum control ; "Is it ?" by Thomas Kessler( )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The seventh octave : the early writings of Saul Stacey Williams by Saul Williams( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chorus : a literary mixtape( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saul Williams by Saul Williams( Recording )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black and blue legends of the hip-hop cop( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's been whispered about for years in the Hip Hop community. Respected artists are constantly followed, questioned and harassed without probable cause by the New York City Police. The NYPD maintains that ther's no profiling of Hip-Hop artists and their crews, yet, surveillance footage and a rare peek at the infamous "Rap binder" used in law enforcement training are shown. Now learn the shocking truth and see the irrefutable evidence
Amethyst rock star by Saul Williams( Recording )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The inevitable rise and liberation of Niggy Tardust! by Saul Williams( Recording )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billie-Eve by Ayo( Recording )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and French and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There are lives that are lived like fairytales. With the release of her debut album Joyful in 2006, Ayo revealed she has a pretty unique destiny. Born from a Gypsy mother who passed on a passion for travelling and meeting people, and a Nigerian father who raised her, and from whom she inherited her love for music, it was inevitable Ayo would one day become an artist. At 19, she moved to London in her quest for the same, but it was only when she moved on to Paris that Ayo realised her dream and signed to her label, Polydor France. Ayo has toured Australia, most notably at Bluesfest where she blew the crowd away!
Unsigned( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the hip hop industry, what it takes for the unknown to become superstars, and how to stay on top of the game
Peace not war( Recording )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A night of ferocious joy Artspeaks! not in our name( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film of the concert: "Artspeaks! Not in Our Name" produced by the Artists Network of Refuse & Resist as an act of protest against America's war on terrorism. Features performances and conversations by visual artists and musicians in one of the first anti-war concerts of the new millennium
Aujourd'hui( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in French and Undetermined and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Satché, who has returned to his birthplace in Senegal after 15 years in the United States, awakes to his final day on earth during which he intensively perceives his environment for one last time as he attends a farewell ceremony with his family, progresses down the street where neighbors give him presents, reunites with old friends and his former mistress, visits the elder who will lay out his body, then goes home to his wife and young children
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Alternative Names
Saul Williams acteur, crivain, pote et rappeur amricain

Saul Williams amerykański muzyk, poeta i aktor

Saul Williams poeta, predicatore e attore statunitense

Saul Williams US-amerikanischer Snger, Rapper, Autor, Schauspieler und Poet

Williams, Saul Stacey

Уильямс, Сол

ساول ویلیامز

English (96)

French (10)

German (2)

Finnish (1)

SlamThe dead emcee scrolls : the lost teachings of hip-hop and connected writingsSaid the shotgun to the headS [square root] heThe seventh octave : the early writings of Saul Stacey WilliamsContemporary musicians : profiles of the people in music