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,, 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.


Buzz Blur aka Coloussus of Roads features

Rest in Peace to Graffiti Legend buz blurr aka Colossus of Roads


Grown Man Rap: André 3000 And Hip-Hop Aging


Slick Rick's Jewels and the Ethos of Living Large


The Kanye Conversation


Classic Albums: 'Lupe Fiasco's The Cool'

Recording artist, Immortal Technique, attends the 8th Annual Black August Benefit Concert at BB Kings August 7, 2005 in New York City. features

Immortal Technique's "Dance with the Devil" is a Morality Play for our Times

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