February 29, 1972 in Newburgh
Newburgh, New York, United States
Born in Newburgh, New York, United States, 1972, Saul Williams is considered a powerful voice of the hip-hop generation as a poet, actor, rapper, singer and musician. Best known for his blend of spoken word poetry and hip-hop, and for his leading role in the independent film Slam, he received notable recognition while supporting Nine Inch Nails for parts of their 2005-2006 tour. Saul's third album, The Inevitable Rise and Liberation of Niggy Tardust, was produced by Trent Reznor, and released via the internet on November 1, 2007.