Kevin Powell is one of the most acclaimed political, cultural, literary and hip-hop voices in America today.
Kevin is a native of Jersey City, raised by a single mother in extreme poverty, but managed to study at Rutgers University in New Brunswick thanks to New Jersey’s Educational Opportunity Fund.
Powell also alleges that the “Nigel” character in the movie is based on notorious (no pun) real-life goon Haitain Jack, and that the only way this character could have been so intricately written is by sourcing material from his articles.
The biopic also depicts Pac being interviewed in prison, just as Powell had done in the mid-90s.
On the 20th anniversary of the poet, actor and activist’s untimely passing, who has interviewed Tupac on several occasions.
Powell waxes poetic about who the lyricist would be today, the legacy he left behind and why he continues to be a vital voice across the globe.
Kevin has gone on to be the author of 12 books, including his newest title, .
“I’m married to my campaign,” he said at Vibe’s fifteenth-anniversary party, on August 12. “I’d make a nice escort to the Academy Awards,” he said.Kevin was also a Democratic candidate for Congress in Brooklyn, New York, his adopted hometown, in 20.Real World vet and former Vibe writer — is running for a Brooklyn congressional seat, hoping to unseat the thirteen-term incumbent, Ed Towns.I remember when he was shot the first time and miraculously survived so ' Pac had taken on this mythical feel about him.Smith, 28, unemployed, of Canning Town, was found guilty of murdering Eugene Brown, 27, and Patrick Ford, 36.