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Saul Williams Discusses New Album 'The Inevitable Rise and Liberation of Niggy Tardust'

November 21st, 2007 12:44pm EST
Saul Williams
Saul Williams's The Inevitable Rise and Liberation of Niggy Tardust is all about, "Transcending those labels, borders, and boundaries that pigeonhole us." Saul manages to do this not just in the album's concept or its genre defying sound, but by releasing the album straight to the public for either the low price of five dollars or for free. In this Starpulse Q and A, Williams elucidates the album's deeper meaning and reveals that Niggy's got more in common with Parliament's Starchild than Bowie's starman, a truly funky development.

How do you feel about people's reaction and receptio...

Isaiah Washington Likens Himself To Malcolm X

June 19th, 2007 2:15pm EDT
Isaiah Washington
Sacked Grey's Anatomy star Isaiah Washington has likened the media persecution of him to that suffered by race activists Malcolm X and Paul Robeson. The actor was fired from the medical drama earlier this month in the wake of a homophobic remark he made about cast mate T.R. Knight last October - a comment he repeated at the Golden Globe Awards earlier this year.

He maintains the controversy has fuelled misconceptions about him, with many forgetting the good work he does for African charities. But Washington is pragmatic about the experience: "Maybe for 50 years and the history of medi...

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