Saul Williams joins Talks at Google to talk about his album MartyrLoserKing and book "US(a.)". This compelling talk covers technology, culture, art, politics, and creativity -- and features both spoken word and musical performances.
Saul Williams is a poet, musician, actor, and writer who infuses his art with social and political commentary. Called “the poet laureate of hip-hop” (CNN), he currently stands as one of the highest-selling poets of all time. Williams' groundbreaking music fuses hip-hop, punk, dance music, and rock, shifting between styles as effortlessly as he weaves webs of interconnected ideas
The spoken-word poet's latest album is a meditation on social justice and protest in the Internet Age. Williams’ vision of the Internet as a kind of new frontier resembles a scene from The Matrix, and the serrated industrialism of the music is pure '90s.Find out more