Oliver "Power" Grant
|Oliver "Power" Grant|
|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. 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. He is also an older brother of Wu-Tang's affiliate Killarmy member Killa Sin.
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. He would work again with Toback as actor and composer for When Will I Be Loved, starring Neve Campbell. 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.
- VIBE: "Why You Should Know Him"
- TIME Magazine
- Entertainment Weekly
- Hip Hop in America
- NY Post
- The Power 30
- Strictly Fitteds
- CNN Money
- SOHH article
- Wu-Tang management
- CD listing
- Oliver "Power" Grant at the Internet Movie Database