Kevin Liles’ Position Of Power – XXL Issue 149

Position Of Power Kevin Liles is way more than an ex-label head and savvy businessman—he’s hip-hop’s biggest believer. Words kris ex Images Dustin Cohen Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared in the July/August 2013 issue of XXL Magazine. As Kevin Liles makes his way through the lobby lounge on the 35th floor of Columbus Circle’s Mandarin Oriental, New York hotel, he has to politely inform every worker he comes across that he’s just taking a stroll to his old “office.” That office is a low corner table surrounded by plush chairs in one of the suites. Here, a wall of windows permits a panoramic scene of ...

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