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Kevin Powell To Release ‘THE KEVIN POWELL READER: Essential Writings and Conversations’

The Civil Rights activist's 16th book is currently available for pre-order ahead of it's April release.

Tupac Shakur’s Life Reflected In The Words of Author Kevin Powell On The 25th Anniversary of Pac’s Death

25 years later, Tupac's life inspires the poem that sheds insight on the spirit of Hip-Hop's most influential rapper and his comrade.

Revisit Snoop Dogg’s Sept 1993 Cover Story: ‘HOT DOGG’

This article originally appeared in the Sept. 1993 issue of VIBE Magazine | Written by Kevin Powell | Cover Photograph by Dan Winters

Former VIBE Writer, Kevin Powell, Sues ‘All Eyez On Me’ For Copyright Infringement

Kevin Powell, a founding staff member of VIBE magazine and former senior writer, has filed a federal lawsuit against the producers and writers behind the recently…

20 Years Later: Tupac Is Hip-Hop’s Prophet Of Rage And Revolution

I have never met anyone like Tupac Shakur, and I doubt I will ever meet anyone like him ever again. In the past few days I have done a number of media interviews…

Kevin Powell Weighs In On Donald Sterling, Civil Rights, and American Racism

It was Albert Einstein who said it best, long ago: insanity is saying or doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result. Well, American racism…

Kevin Powell Pens Blog Post On Nelson Mandela’s Impact For ESPN

To commemorate the life and memory of the late Nelson Mandela, VIBE veteran Kevin Powell penned a post for ESPN about the South African legend’s global impact. Here is…

20 Years Of Doggystyle: VIBE Veteran Kevin Powell Looks Back At Snoop’s Classic Album

Kevin Powell knows a thing or two about hip-hop. Back before the 47-year-old New Jersey native embarked on his current career in politics and public speaking, he was a…

VIBE At 20: Kevin Powell Recalls Jailhouse Interview With Tupac , Ep. 3

Tupac always kept it 100. His consistency was apparent not only in his music but also in the eyes of VIBE scribe-turned-political-activist Kevin Powell, who interviewed…