Saul Wil­liams

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Cyprus Av­enue Cork 9pm ¤20 cyprusav­enue.ie Also Wed­nes­day Sugar Club Dublin 8pm ¤22.50 the­sug­ar­club.com New York slam poet, song­writer and rap­per Saul Wil­liams (above), last in Ire­land as part of Lingo Spo­ken Word Fes­ti­val two years ago, has been knock­ing words out of the park from when his de­but al­bum, Amethyst Rock Star, was re­leased way back in 2001. Since then, Wil­liams has been as much a part of the po­etry

scene as mu­sic, hav­ing gone on to sup­port acts such as Nine Inch Nails and The Mars Volta. It is as a writer, how­ever, that he is best known, so ex­pect a vol­ley of vow­els to come your way at these rare Ir­ish gigs.

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