Kevin Coval

Kevin Coval


Kevin Coval is an Emmy-nominated, award-winning writer and editor of over ten books & anthologies including The Breakbeat Poets: New American Poetry in the age of Hip-Hop and A People's History of Chicago. His writing has been featured on The Daily Show, National Public Radio, and in The New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Source Magazine, CNN.com, four seasons of HBO's Def Poetry Jam & more. As a creative consultant, he has helps brands such as Apple, Nike, Adidas, Beats, Gatorade, Redbull, Soho House, The Hoxton and more to tell stories and create innovative programs. Coval  performed on four continents in hundreds of cities across the globe and has shared stages with The Migos & Nelson Mandela.

Kevin'S ARTICLES

Wu-Tang Clan (L - R) Ghostface Killah, Masta Killa, Raekwon, RZA, Ol' Dirty Bastard GZA, U-God and Method Man pose for a April 1997 portrait in New York City, New York. (Photo by Bob Berg/Getty Images) features

Wu-Tang Prophecies: 25 Years of Swinging Swords

LL COOL J 1987, Deborah Feingold/Corbis via Getty Images features

Forever B.A.D.: 19-Year Old LL COOL J Shook and Solidified Rap's Rise

Golden State Entertainment features

The Golden State Warriors Record Label Says We're Getting "Definitive" MC JUICE & Rhymefest Albums

The Hip-Hop group Das EFX features

"Straight From The Sewers": The Grimy Verbal Virtuosity of Das EFX

Gang Starr's Daily Operation features

Classic Albums: 'Daily Operation' by Gang Starr

Recording artist Twista attends Raheem Devaughn's Birthday Party at The Gilded Lily on May 19, 2015, in New York City. (Photo by Johnny Nunez/WireImage) features

The Mélange and Melody of the West Side: Twista's Double-Time Style