Thursday, March 13, 2008

Moment of Culture for You Monkeys

For many years, Saul Williams has distinguished himself as one of the most prolific slam poets around. Breaking into more mainstream music in recent years through collaborations with NIN and Zack de la Rocha among others, he has become more widely known in popular culture. Recently, Nike began using his song List of Demands in their newest marketing campaign. While Williams has gained wider acclaim in the public eye, I would like to offer up his 1998 performance of Ohm as possibly his finest work and arguably the greatest slam poem of all time. Enjoy:

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