Oliver "Power" Grant

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Oliver "Power" Grant
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Born Staten Island, New York, United States
Occupation Media and Fashion Mogul

Oliver "Power" Grant is an American entrepreneur, producer, and actor. He created the hip hop group, Wu-Tang Clan.[1] Grant was executive producer of all Wu-Tang Clan albums. He is the original founder and CEO of Wu Wear clothing (in 1995) and stores.[citation needed] He is also an older brother of Wu-Tang's affiliate Killarmy member Killa Sin.

Grant produced, developed and released Wu-Tang: Shaolin Style, the PlayStation video game with Activision in 1999.[citation needed]

In 2008, he renamed Wu-Wear "Wu-Tang Brand".

Grant had roles in such motion pictures as the character "Knowledge" in the urban film Belly, directed by Hype Williams. In addition, he played the role of "Rich Bower" in writer/director James Toback’s Black and White, which also starred Ben Stiller, Robert Downey Jr., Brooke Shields, Elijah Wood, Mike Tyson, and several others. He was also a producer and music supervisor of the film.[citation needed] He would work again with Toback as actor and composer for When Will I Be Loved, starring Neve Campbell.[citation needed] He also had the leading role and was a producer on the feature film Coalition. He has a co-starring role in talk show host and former nationally syndicated shock jock Wendy Williams’ life story Queen of Media as her husband Big Kev.

Grant has negotiated several deals for products ranging from music to clothing endorsements.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hess, M. (2009). Hip Hop in America: A Regional Guide. Greenwood Press. p. 132. ISBN 9780313343216. Retrieved 2015-04-05. 

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